DevOps Toolbox: Application monitoring and insights
In the IT world, there is no conceivable future where there are less servers or applications. As Infrastructure Software/Platform as a service gets more widespread and as technologies like cloud are used more, we will be creating more servers, more modular applications and more transient infrastructure. Application monitoring needs to adapt to this world. It also needs to go beyond just an IT tool by adding value to the overall business and to better serve your customers.
In this webinar with Sriram Rajan, Principle DevOps Engineer, we will cover :
- What questions should a monitoring tool be able to answer ?
- Monitoring, alerting and visualization tools
- What to do with all these insights
This is the third in a series of DevOps webinars from Rackspace Academy. You can register for the others, or view the ones you missed, on our BrightTalk channel.
RecordedAug 7 201429 mins
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Cyber attacks are daily news, and yet security and compliance are often not considered as a fundamental requirement when adopting hosted & cloud strategies – something that would be unheard of in a physical infrastructure environment.
In this webinar, a security expert from Alert Logic will discuss the latest trends in cybercrime, and the motivation and methods currently used by hackers, and their impact on cloud security, including:
•An expert profile of today’s evolved hackers and threat landscape
•What attackers are really after, why, and how they’re getting what they want
•How hackers monetise stolen data
•Common methods and tools hackers use to exploit vulnerabilities
•How to integrate security & threat intelligence capabilities into your cloud and on-premise environments
The webinar will also cover how fully managed security services can secure the application and infrastructure stack across your infrastructure – whether dedicated, hybrid or the cloud. Managed security services such as intrusion detection, vulnerability assessment and log management coupled with deep security content, and 24x7 continuous monitoring helps Rackspace customers to reduce risk, increase application availability, and reduce the cost of running in-house teams and technologies to manage their security and compliance outcomes.
Check out this video for a taster of what's to come at Rackspace Solve::London. Join us to hear how industry experts—including our most innovative customers and partners—are solving problems using the managed cloud. Whether you need to scale your business, tackle big data, or respond to a sea of change in your industry, you’ll walk away with proven solutions to your biggest IT challenges.
Solve is a series of free one-day events hosted by Rackspace, which so far have taken place in San Francisco, Atlanta, Mexico City and New York.
Rackspace::Solve London will be hosted at the Emirates Stadium on June 4th 2015, and later in the year we will host the event in Sydney and Hong Kong.
Linus Gregoriadis, Research Director at Econsultancy
Are you looking to start an online business and wondering what technologies you should be using to accelerate growth or are you an existing business looking to get ahead of the game?
According to the recent Neoworks & Econsultancy Technology for eCommerce survey, 34% of companies said that multichannel services and conversion rate optimisation are most likely to drive eCommerce growth. But just what other tips and trends should you be paying attention to in 2015 and how will these trends affect your online business?
Join this 30-minute webinar on the 16th of April to get your need to know eCommerce tips and trends for 2015 as identified in the Neoworks & Econsultancy Technology for eCommerce report. Linus Gregoriadis will take you through the key findings of the report, discuss the impact of each trend on online retailers, as well as compare these to 2014.
Jonathan Lui, Cloud Office Product Specialist, Rackspace
In this 30-minute webinar, Jonathan Lui, Cloud Office Product Specialist at Rackspace will share valuable insights on SharePoint and offer tips to help you make an informed decision about what's the best fit for you and your business. By attending this webinar you will gain knowledge on the following:
•SharePoint at Rackspace
•Advantages of Rackspace SharePoint
•Rackspace SharePoint vs. managing your own SharePoint servers
•Per User vs. Per Server SharePoint
Join Matthew Johns as we discuss the benefits of Private Cloud, and examine the different options that are available to customers looking to leverage the benefits that this type of technology can give them.
Adam Williams, Cloud Office Business Manager at Rackspace and Jonathan Lui, Cloud Office Product Specialist at Rackspace
Cloud Office at Rackspace delivers the business-class email, collaboration, and backup tools your employees need to be their most productive— reliably delivered and managed by Rackspace hosting specialists, backed by our unmatched Fanatical Support. What does this mean? You get more time to focus on what you do best.
In this 30-minute webinar, Adam Williams, Cloud Office Business Manager at Rackspace and Jonathan Lui, Cloud Office Product Specialist at Rackspace, will share valuable insights on Hybrid email and the best email fit for your business. They will also offer tips on how to leverage email to lower TCO for your communication platform saving your business time and money. By attending this webinar you will gain knowledge on the following:
•Rackspace Hosted Email Solution - what it is?
•Why Rackspace email?
•Why Hosted Exchange at Rackspace?
•Advantages of Rackspace Hybrid Solution
•Support and Assisted Migration
Adam Williams, Cloud Office Business Manager & Jonathan Lui, Cloud Offiice Product Specialist Manager at Rackspace
Cloud Office at Rackspace delivers the business-class email, collaboration, and backup tools your employees need to be their most productive— reliably delivered and managed by Rackspace hosting specialists, backed by our unmatched Fanatical Support. What does this mean? You get more time to focus on what you do best. In this 30-minute webinar, Adam Williams, Cloud Office Business Manager at Rackspace and Jonathan Lui, Cloud Office Product Specialist at Rackspace, will share valuable insights on the real cost of hosting email in-house and the benefits of outsourcing, saving your business time and money. By attending this webinar you will gain knowledge on the following:
•Microsoft Dedicated Exchange - What is it?
•The advantages of Dedicated Exchange
•Why Dedicated Exchange at Rackspace?
•Dedicated Exchange at Rackspace vs. Managing your own mail servers
•Dedicated Exchange vs. Hosted Exchange
Virtualization has come a long way since just being able to offer more efficient resources and improved HA. You’ve already invested heavily in VMware technology, but are you really getting the most from what they have to offer? Naturally you can’t be experts in everything, so join this session with Rackspace, the VMware specialists, as Lindsay shows you how to fully benefit from the latest developments and enable you to offer IT as a more cloud-like experience, without having to re-write any of your applications.
o Understand the benefits of an Outsource model v’s On-Premise
o Critical Success Factors to consider when outsourcing IT to managed hosting or the cloud
o How to start your journey to the Managed Infrastructure Services
o DR-to the-Cloud: Best Practices
o VMware Dedicated vCenter, Server Virtualization and Dedicated VMware vCloud offerings
Cloud Office at Rackspace delivers the business-class email, collaboration, and backup tools your employees need to be their most productive— reliably delivered and managed by Rackspace hosting specialists, backed by our unmatched Fanatical Support. What does this mean? You get more time to focus on what you do best. In this 30-minute webinar, Adam Williams, Cloud Office Business Manager at Rackspace and Jonathan Lui, Cloud Office Product Specialist at Rackspace, will share valuable insights on SharePoint, on how when used effectively you can increase productivity in the workplace, saving your business time and money. By attending this webinar you will gain knowledge on the following:
•Microsoft SharePoint - What is it?
•Why host SharePoint?
•Why host SharePoint at Rackspace?
•What versions of SharePoint are available to you & how you really choose a version
•Per Server SharePoint hosting
•Good and bad fits
Matt Barker - Redis Product Manager at Rackspace, Bill Anderson - Redis Mad Scientist at Rackspace
ObjectRocket for Redis simplifies application development by offering pre-configured, high performance, highly available Redis. This managed Redis service delivers a fully featured user experience including the following benefits:
• High Availability with Automatic Failover
• A Fully Managed Service Based on Deep Expertise
• Simplified Operations
• High Performance
Matt Barker (Redis Product Manager) will take you through this exciting new offering and help you understand the benefits of the ObjectRocket platform.
We recognise that the cloud is about business transformation, we talk a lot about how to undertake that transformation. But how do you know when you've started to make progress? What would a cloud enabled business do when presented with problems that would be problematic today?
In this webinar we'll run through three common business scenarios and show how making the business align around cloud yields outcomes which would otherwise be challenging to achieve. Whether you're already well under way on your cloud journey, or just beginning the switch, we aim to highlight some of the key differences in how cloud business operate and how this unlocks the efficiencies that are marketed.
This is the final webinar in our DevOps series. You can register for the others, or watch replays of the ones you missed, on the Rackspace Academy BrightTalk channel.
Darryl Adie, MD at Ampersand & Roland Breadner, Head of eCommerce Practice at Rackspace
Hear how Harvey Nichols created a truly luxury multichannel experience by putting the customer at the heart of the technology and building a solution that promotes interaction across all channels.
Learn about the importance of availability and scalability in the multichannel world and how you can achieve that for your business. Watch this webinar to hear directly from the team who delivered the Harvey Nichols re-launch, Ampersand and Rackspace.
As our DevOps webinar series has highlighted so far, time to market is a key performance differentiator for businesses. You should aim to get fixes and features in your applications to your customers as quickly as possible. This places huge pressure on traditional approaches to application development, testing and release.
In this webinar, we will cover:
•How application architecture impacts the ability to release frequently
•Typical development approaches for continuous release
•The tools and methodologies behind continuous testing
•The difference between continuous testing and release
•An example of continuous release in action
This is the fourth in our series of DevOps webinars. To register for the others or to view replays of ones you've missed, please visit the Rackspace Academy BrightTalk channel.
Sean Fannan, Co-Founder and CTO at Chartboost talks to Chris Lalonde - one of the Founders of ObjectRocket at Rackspace about Chartboost's success and how they solved their big data issues with MongoDB.
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