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StackState a forerunner for the DevOps Agile Skills Association

Posted by Joey Compeer on Nov 2, 2016 1:32:26 PM

 

StackState, leading provider of the first full stack IT operations platform, today announced that it is a forerunner organization for the new DevOps Agile Skills Association. 

 

DASA includes IT thought leaders from around the world, and provides an independent and open platform to discuss, develop, challenge and co-create the baseline for the skills and competencies organizations require today and tomorrow.

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Topics: News, Dev/Ops

StackState announces Giga-level sponsorship of Splunk .conf2016

Posted by Joey Compeer on Sep 26, 2016 10:24:16 AM

 

StackState, a leading provider of the first full stack IT operations platform for DevOps, today announced that it is a Giga level sponsor of .conf2016. The 7th Annual Splunk Worldwide User’s Conference will feature more than 185 sessions and is expected to attract more than 4,400 Splunk enthusiasts who know the value of their data. The conference will be held September 26 – 29, at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resorts.

 

StackState will be demoing the Splunk integration for their IT operations platform, a solution for Business and IT managers including their DevOps teams, that provides unique insight into the health of the entire stack, from the hardware level all the way up to the business process level.

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Topics: News

From monitoring Elasticsearch to team view alerts, here's what's new with StackState in July

Posted by Joey Compeer on Aug 16, 2016 3:21:34 PM

 

We hacked away like crazy in July to bring you a lot of new stuff in StackState and we’re excited to share them with you. Let’s get right to it…

 

 

The StackState Agent

Many organizations lack the ability to provide deep insights into the health of their ever changing infrastructure. We're pleased to announce the new StackState agent, which job is to collect events and metrics and provide StackState users with full visibility into their infrastructure.

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Topics: Product

An answer to the alert storm: introducing Team View Alerts

Posted by Joey Compeer on Jul 18, 2016 3:42:28 PM

 

As a Dev or Ops it’s hard to focus on the things that really matter. Applications, systems, tools and other environments are generating notifications at a frequency and amount greater than you are able to deal with. It's a problem for every Dev and Ops professional.

 

Alerts are used to identify trends, spikes or dips in your metrics and events – for example to detect low free memory, high page-fault errors or unavailable database servers. With the right alerts in place you can get notifications or signals of problems before they escalate or respond quickly before it takes a business service down which could affect your customers.

 

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Topics: Product, Dev/Ops, ITSM

StackState a Gold Sponsor at DevOpsDays Amsterdam 2016

Posted by Joey Compeer on Jun 29, 2016 8:47:44 PM


StackState is proud to be a Gold Sponsor of the DevOpsDays Amsterdam 2016. The conference will be held June 29 – July 1, 2016 at Pakhuis de Zwijger in Amsterdam.
 

 

DevOpsDays Amsterdam gathers IT professionals for three days of discussions, presentations, product demos, and open dialogue aimed at furthering the concepts of DevOps within the community. 

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Topics: News, Dev/Ops

Global Launch of StackState

Posted by Joey Compeer on Apr 25, 2016 3:34:48 PM

 

The global launch of StackState on Thursday 21 April was a great success. Attendees of the webinar said they liked the StackState approach and user interface. The global launch webinar is now publicly available. 

 

StackState consolidates multiple Dev/Ops tools in a full stack overview, provides insights into the health of the stack, automates problem finding and helps Dev/Ops engineers fix and prevent failures to create the Zero Downtime Enterprise. During the webinar we showed how StackState:

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Topics: Product, News, ITSM

StackState counts down to public release

Posted by Joey Compeer on Mar 8, 2016 12:05:21 PM


StackState, provider of the first IT operations platform for Dev/Ops, announced today that they will soon release a downloadable version and pre-registration is now open. StackState’s IT operations platform consolidates multiple (dev)ops tools in a full stack overview, automates problem finding and helps Dev/Ops engineers fix and prevent failures, reducing downtime.

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Topics: News

The Perfect IT Ops World

Posted by Joey Compeer on Feb 10, 2016 4:59:15 PM

 

Imagine a perfect IT Ops world far far away from Earth. A world where IT Ops live happily together and where they dominate the world. Could you imagine this? Here are 10 points we think you will see in this perfect IT Ops world. 

 

1. No more answering support emails.

 

 

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Topics: Dev/Ops

"Something is technically wrong" #TwitterDown

Posted by Joey Compeer on Jan 21, 2016 1:53:43 PM

 

‘Something is technically wrong’. That’s what Twitter said on Tuesday morning January 19 2016. Millions of Twitter users all over the world were blocked from the social network. How could this outage happen?

 

According to DownDetector, a site that tracks internet sites and mobile apps in real time, users were experiencing the most trouble with Twitter’s website, smartphone app and tablet apps. Also third-partyservices, such as TweetDeck, were intermittently unavailable. It turns out that Twitter experienced an issue ‘related to an internal code change’ that caused the outage for a long time. On Tuesday afternoon, Twitter said they reverted the change, which fixed the issue.

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Topics: Dev/Ops, ITSM

Major challenges IT Operations have to deal with

Posted by Joey Compeer on Jan 13, 2016 4:46:16 PM

 

While the landscape of infrastructure, Dev/Ops, tools, technologies and processes keeps shifting dramatically, the pressure to keep everything up and running keeps growing. With this increasing complexity, small scale problems can quickly escalate into full-scale issues, reverberating well beyond IT operations into every aspect of your business, impacting your bottom line. Here are five challenges we predict IT operations will have to deal with in 2016.

 

1. The high cost of application downtime 

Let’s face it. Application downtime is a dilemma your enterprise cannot afford. With the increasing complexity of IT infrastructures, it’s a huge challenge for organizations to fix outages quickly. On average, it can take IT operations more than half an hour to resolve an IT failure.

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Topics: ITSM

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