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Anomaly detection in monitoring

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Part I: Anomaly Detection in monitoring: what can we really do?

Anomaly Detection in monitoring: problems we can resolve with it In recent years we have frequently found the term anomaly detection in monitoring. In fact, some monitoring tools have introduced in their features the customized application of anomaly detection algorithms and some companies offer …

wireless monitoring

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About wireless monitoring

Wireless Monitoring: Relevance and Tools The concept “Wireless Monitoring” is quite broad. In fact, it covers all wirelessly instrumented communications platforms and the monitoring we can do on them. We are talking about everything from the short-range signal of a Bluetooth device to sensors …

Data Center monitoring

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Let’s talk about Data Center Monitoring

Data Center Monitoring: The basis for defining a service The term Data Center Monitoring is used in the communications plan of some companies as if it were a product specially designed for this area. However, when it comes to these ideas we believe that …

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Network Traffic Capture with Network TAPs

Network TAP: three situations in which they are necessary Network TAP (Terminal Access Point or Test Access Point) is the most common hardware device used for network traffic capture purpose. A Network TAP is basically a hardware designed to access the traffic between two …

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DNS Monitoring: A Necessary Task.

DNS Monitoring: Reasons and elements to be included When we think of DNS (Domain Name System), there are two thoughts that we all assume to be true and that become natural justifications for the development of a DNS Monitoring scheme: If the DNS system …

Mainframe Monitoring

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Mainframe Monitoring: Beyond the Black Box

Mainframe Monitoring: Introduction, Challenges and Tools Either because we are implementing an integral monitoring platform, because we want to monitor a data centre or because we need to monitor an application, sooner or later we will have to face the issue of Mainframe Monitoring. …


LPWAN as a communication base for IoT

What is LPWAN? An introduction to the IoT communications protocol LPWAN (Low Power Wide Area Network), also known as LPWA or LPN, is a wireless data transport protocol that is now understood as one of the basic protocols for the implementation of IoT. In …

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How SDN change our vision on networks?

SDN: Challenges for Network Administrator’s and Monitoring Last December, Acumen Research and Consulting, a global provider of market research, published a report titled “Software Defined Network (SDN) Market” where they estimated a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 47% for SDN in the period …

IT asset management

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IT Asset Management: Challenges for an implementation

IT Asset Management: Concept, benefits and implementation challenges Most of the companies that develop monitoring systems include within their proposals products associated with IT Asset Management (ITAM) processes. This is sensible if we consider that the processes of collection, maintenance and presentation of the …


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Observability and Monitoring, same thing?

Observability: a systems’ attribute and its possible influence in Monitoring We have been listening to the term Observability for a while now, always associated with Monitoring and even though the term changes meaning depending on the article we are reading or the conference we …

log monitoring

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Log Monitoring: not the ugly sister

Log Monitoring: What should we do before we start? Nowadays the most successful monitoring tools have among their options the possibility of monitoring logs. In addition we can find in the market many log management and analytics tools. On the other hand log analysis …


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DevOps Architecture: Challenges in Monitoring

 DevOps: What different roles and challenges should Monitoring face? DevOps is a software development methodology that owes its name to the acronym: Dev from development and Ops from operations. That is why DevOps has perhaps unified and simplified two traditionally bad integrated work groups: …