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How the Financial Services sector is moving to the cloud, and what it means for monitoring

Redgate recently published the 2024 State of the Database Landscape report, which explores how the challenges for data professionals now encompass a lot more than managing and monitoring their database estates for high availability and optimum performance. Database DevOps, multiple database platforms, the cloud, AI, and making data available for development and testing have now also become part of the daily conversation.

Introduction to Managed Monitoring

Monitoring, in the context of software, is a catch-all term for visibility into infrastructure, or an application. It can encompass metrics, logs, traces, and any other telemetry data that provides information on a running application, server, or another device. Monitoring helps you catch problems before your customers do and speeds up the time to resolution for any problems that do slip through. Managed monitoring is where another company runs part or all of your monitoring system.

Difference Between Views and Tables in SQL

Businesses widely use relational databases because their ability to structure data makes it much easier to manage. Tables and views, among other database objects, can often be found within such a database. In this article, we will discover the fundamental differences between these two concepts in SQL databases, their characteristics, use cases, and how they impact data management and security in your database projects.

MySQL Tutorial

Welcome to our MySQL Tutorial, tailored for both beginners and seasoned professionals. Dive into the core of MySQL, a leading relational database management system that empowers users with SQL, the essential language for database operations. Our tutorial, endorsed by Oracle, offers an open-source learning experience under the GNU license. Embark on a journey through key MySQL topics, from basic database functions to advanced SQL data manipulation.

How to reduce expenses on monitoring: be smarter about data

Monitoring can get expensive due to the huge quantities of data that need to be processed. In this blog post, you’ll learn the best ways to store and process monitoring metrics to reduce your costs, and how VictoriaMetrics can help. This blog post will only cover open-source solutions. VictoriaMetrics is proudly open source. You’ll get the most out of this blog post if you are familiar with Prometheus, Thanos, Mimir or VictoriaMetrics.

Grafana Tempo 2.5 release: vParquet4, streaming endpoints, and more metrics

Grafana Tempo 2.5 is here with performance improvements, vParquet4 laying the groundwork for new TraceQL features, and additional metrics capabilities! Watch the video above for a highlight of TraceQL metrics, or continue reading to get a quick overview of the latest updates in Tempo. If you’re looking for something more in-depth, don’t hesitate to jump into the Grafana Tempo 2.5 release notes or the changelog.