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March 2023

Observability as a Software Development Tool

I asked ChatGPT what a software development tool is and got the following response: Software development tools help developers create and deploy software. Examples include code editors, IDEs, and version control systems. They make coding easier, debugging faster, and collaboration smoother. While I agree with most, I’m missing the clear focus on software increments to improve software quality and achieve operational excellence.

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4 Challenges of Serverless Log Management in AWS

Serverless services on AWS allow IT and DevSecOps teams to deploy code, store and manage data, or integrate applications in the cloud, without the need to manage underlying servers, operating systems, or software. Serverless computing on AWS eliminates infrastructure management tasks, helping IT teams stay agile and reducing their operational costs - but it also introduces the new challenge of serverless log management.

Happy 5th Birthday to Lumigo!

We are thrilled to share with you that Lumigo recently celebrated its 5th birthday! It’s been an incredible journey since our founding back in March of 2018, as we’ve made significant strides in providing developers a new way to troubleshoot their microservices in the cloud. From the beginning, our mission has been to help developers in organizations of any size to confidently take full advantage of all the promise of cloud architectures.

What does CloudCheckr offer for Azure Cost Optimization and its Considerations?

CloudCheckr is a SaaS application that helps bring visibility and intelligence to help you lower cloud costs, maintain security and compliance, and optimize resources. The platform supports managing costs between cloud providers like AWS and Azure. This article explores the features and benefits of CloudCheckr in Azure.

Save Cost: Tips for Optimizing Azure Storage

Storage is vital to any software used to solve a business problem. This is because the data must be preserved or stored in any storage before/after/during the processing of data in software. The storage account is an Azure storage offering to store data in different forms based on the requirements. This article discusses Azure Storage cost optimization and how Serverless360 helps focuses on optimizing the cost spent on Azure storage accounts.

Avoid Downtime with Azure VM Disk Space Alerts: Best Practices

The emergence of cloud computing has led to the rise of independently deployable components that increase the availability of the application. As many organizations move their infrastructure to the cloud, it becomes essential for them to have an Azure VM monitoring tool to process, store, scale, and maintain their applications.

Best Practices to Monitor Your Azure Data Factory Pipeline

In big data, relational, non-relational, and other storage technologies are frequently used to store raw, disorganized data. Yet, raw data alone lacks the context or meaning to offer analysts, data scientists, or business decision-makers actionable insights. To transform these massive stores of raw data into usable business insights, big data requires a service that can orchestrate and operationalize processes.

How to Configure Monitoring and Alerts for Azure App Service?

Azure App Service is a platform-as-a-service (PaaS) offering from Microsoft Azure that allows developers to efficiently build, deploy, and scale web applications and APIs. It provides a fully managed environment for hosting web applications and APIs, supporting multiple languages and frameworks, such as.NET, Node.js, Python, Java, and more. Microsoft Azure presents many challenges when making an application highly accessible.

Serverless Days ANZ 2023 Recap

When a tech community comes together, great things happen and Serverless Days ANZ 2023 was no exception. As soon as you checked-in, you could feel the community spirit, buzz and excitement that comes with an event like this. It’s been four years since the last Serverless Days ANZ was able to run IRL (In real life), and the local serverless community had been eagerly waiting for its return.

Top 6 Azure VM Monitoring Tools for Better Performance

Azure Virtual Machine (VM) is an on-demand Azure resource allowing users to host applications in a virtual computing environment instead of a physical machine. Allowing software to be configured and installed in a virtual environment and offering flexibility and scalability lowers the cost of maintaining a physical machine. This blog discusses the following key aspects.

Logic App Best Practices, Tips, and Tricks: #25 How to send a well-formatted custom HTML Email

Today I will speak about another important Best practice, Tips, and Tricks that you must consider while designing your business processes (Logic Apps): How to send a well-formatted custom HTML Email.

Logic App Best Practices, Tips, and Tricks: #24 Configure correctly your Retry Policies

Today I will speak about another important Best practice, Tips, and Tricks that you must consider while designing your business processes (Logic Apps): Retry Policies. And how you should be aware of and configure it properly.

The Importance of Azure Distributed Tracing in Integration Services

Distributed Tracing, combined with end-to-end monitoring, lets organizations keep track of their business transactions and receive alerts when anomalies happen. End-to-end monitoring benefits business users and functional administrators more than developers and technical administrators. Nowadays, for developing integration solutions, microservice architectures are becoming the norm. A solution based on such an architecture relies on different services that shape a specific solution together.

Top Trends in DevOps - Serverless Computing

The world of DevOps is constantly evolving and adapting to the needs of the software development industry. With the increasing demand for faster and more efficient software delivery, organizations are turning to modern technologies and practices to help them meet these challenges. In a series of articles on the Kublr blog, we will take a look at some of today’s top DevOps trends.

Debugging Serverless Functions with Lightrun

Developers are increasingly drawn to Functions-as-a-Service (FaaS) offerings provided by major cloud providers such as AWS Lambda, Azure Functions, and GCP Cloud Functions. The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) has estimated that more than four million developers utilized FaaS offerings in 2020. Datadog has reported that over half of its customers have integrated FaaS products in cloud environments, indicating the growth and maturity of this ecosystem.

Lumigo Live Product Training #1

Watch Lumigo VP of Product cover some best practices for troubleshooting microservice applications with Lumigo. Make sure to subscribe so you don't miss out on any new livestreams and observability content! With one-click distributed tracing, Lumigo lets developers effortlessly find and fix issues in serverless and containerized environments.