Building a cloud application is like building a house. If you don’t at least acknowledge the industry’s best practices, it may all come tumbling down. Here we look at AWS’ Well-Architected Framework as a good starting point for building effective cloud applications and outline why having the right tools in place can make all the difference.
If you are a service provider or enterprise providing your customers with traffic visibility into their networks, there are things you must consider. In this post, we will look into design considerations for self-service network analytics portals.
For NetOps and SecOps teams, alarms typically mean many more hours of work ahead. That doesn’t have to be the case. In this post, we look at how to troubleshoot an abnormal traffic spike and get to root cause in under five minutes.
“Wow!” moments don’t happen randomly. At Kentik, they reflect product value, differentiators, and the hard work of our engineering team. In this post, we look at a few of those moments when the insight delivered by Kentik made customers say, “Wow, that was amazing!”
Today we released a new report: “AWS Cloud Adoption, Visibility & Management.” The report compiles an analysis based on a survey of 310 executive and technical-level attendees at the recent AWS user conference. Simply put, we found: It’s a multi-cloud, cost-containment world.
In a new report, 2019 Trends in Cloud Transformation, 451 Research analysts dig into seven trends happening amidst the move to the cloud, as well as recommendations, and clear winners and losers for each of the trends. In this post, we provide an overview and a licensed copy of the report for you.
There are five network-related cloud deployment mistakes that you might not be aware of, but that can negate the cloud benefits you’re hoping to achieve. In this post, we provide an overview of each mistake and a guide for avoiding them all.
Music streaming service Pandora recently announced its migration to Google Cloud Platform (GCP). For the NetOps and SecOps teams behind the migration, we know cloud visibility is now more important than ever. That’s why we caught up with Pandora’s James Kelty to tell us how the company plans to maintain visibility across its infrastructure, including GCP, with help from Kentik.
If you work in this industry, chances are you use dashboards. But how do you build an effective dashboard that goes beyond pretty graphs and actually provides insight? In this post, we offer key principles for dashboard creation and share how we build them at Kentik, with examples of our dashboards for cloud monitoring.
At recent AWS re:Invent, we heard many attendees talking about the push for cloud-native to foster innovation and speed up development. In this post, we take a deeper dive on what it means to be cloud-native, as well as the challenges and how to overcome them.