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CoScale Full Stack Container and Microservice Monitoring

CoScale Full Stack Container and Microservice Monitoring

by David Widen | Tuesday, May 23, 2017 | CoScale Docker

The Modern Application Monitoring Problem Modern application architecture has shifted away from the monolithic paradigm in favor of smaller conglomerations of services called microservices. The microservice model focuses on breaking apart these monolithic legacy applications into their smallest constituent pieces, often deployed as Docker containers. This improves their performance, fault tolerance, and reliability. However, it also introduces added complexity. This paradigm shift changes the application distribution on physical servers from 1-to-1 to many-to-1.

BoxBoat + CoScale = Docker Performance Monitoring at its Best

BoxBoat + CoScale = Docker Performance Monitoring at its Best

by Tim Hohman | Monday, Dec 12, 2016 | News

BoxBoat and CoScale are announcing today their partnership to provide enterprises end-to-end visibility into the performance of their Dockerized applications. With CoScale, BoxBoat can provide a complete end-to-end offering to bring Docker distributed applications into production quicker and with increased reliability. “Enterprises are increasingly using Docker in production,” said Tim Hohmann, CEO of BoxBoat. “In order to deploy their microservices and operate their containerized infrastructure with the right performance guarantees, they need specialized tools and services.

When to Containerize Legacy Applications — And When Not to

When to Containerize Legacy Applications — And When Not to

by Will Kinard | Tuesday, Aug 2, 2016 | Docker

As first posted at The New Stack – August 2, 2016   Sitting across the table in early talks with new customers, I often find myself thinking of the Blendtec marketing campaign that started almost 10 years ago, whereby the creator of Blendtec blenders discovers through his YouTube channel what objects will blend in his line of blenders. The opening tagline was always, “Will it blend?” He then goes on to show that the chosen object of the day will, in fact, blend in the Blendtec.