Articles : Monitoring

12 MINUTES

Load Balancing For Blue-Green, Rolling, and Canary Deployment

by Armand Sultantono on DevOps • March 29, 2022

The most significant difference in software development today compared to the past is the rate of deployments: development teams release software to production earlier and more frequently. Customers want more, and they want it now. However, they are quick to leave you for the competition when things go wrong. According to research, 32% of all customers would desert a company they liked after one bad experience.

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3 MINUTES

The Secret to Healthy App Delivery at Scale

by Iwan Price-Evans on Scalability • March 24, 2020

When your IT operations or DevOps teams need to scale-up or scale-out the server systems running critical applications, it’s generally a good sign of business growth. It means there are more visitors coming to your website, more conversions, more product sales or possibly regional or international expansion. But with scaling comes complexity, especially for monitoring and managing application performance. This blog explains the basics of managing Application Delivery Control (ADCs) across multi-cloud deployments, multiple locations and at any scale.

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3 MINUTES

3 Reasons Why Your HAProxy Needs Active Alerts

by Iwan Price-Evans on Tips and Tricks • August 21, 2019

HAProxy is a popular open source solution for load balancing and proxying. Using HAProxy in your server environment will undoubtedly improve its performance and reliability; but if you want to unlock even more of your platform’s potential and adopt a proactive stance to your web server management, then you should also consider adding active alerts. In this post, we will share why you should add active alerts to your HAProxy installation and how it can take your IT operations to the next level.

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3 MINUTES

6 Key Load Balancer Performance Metrics You Should Track

by Gabi Goldberg on Tips and Tricks • March 5, 2019

A load balancer is essential for performance, scalability, and security but an ADC also monitors your endpoints, providing essential performance metrics. Chief Information Officers, Chief Technology Officers, and IT managers of all breeds are finding themselves at the sharp end of business change, alongside operational leaders to help in making key decisions and deliver customer value. But with this new responsibility comes the need to evolve the metrics that they use to inform their decisions and ensure alignment with the core strategic priorities of the business.

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3 MINUTES

Exploring Snapt: monitoring HTTP replies

by Dave Blakey on Tips and Tricks • October 8, 2018

Exploring Snapt is a recurring series of Snapt blog posts that looks at highlighted features of the product. Snapt monitors all of the responses that go back to your clients, in great detail. We do this primarily to measure performance and prevent errors, but it can be extremely useful when debugging servers as well. We will highlight some of the nifty features and tips and tricks available for observing HTTP responses, performance metrics and more here.

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1 MINUTES

HAProxy User Interface (UI) - Supercharge it!

by Dave Blakey on Snapt Aria • September 18, 2018

In short, Snapt Aria for HAProxy levels up the popular Open Source load balancer. It adds full management, reporting, and visibility framework to the product. Snapt Aria provides a full GUI for the configuration and management of HAProxy, as well as reporting, alerts, APIs, graphing. Use the hundreds of metrics Aria provides to monitor the performance of HAProxy, server uptime and performance, and more. You can set up a brand new HAProxy installation or integrate it with your existing one. Try it for free.

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