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Hey folks, welcome to another installment of Monitoring Weekly! Did you write something about monitoring recently? Maybe got an idea rolling around in your head? Send it on over and let the community learn from you. :D

This week is super light, probably due to the American holiday this past (long) weekend. Enjoy a short issue. :)
 

Monitoring News, Articles, and Blog posts

Grafana 4.4 Release

Among the bug fixes and minor improvements is one major feature: versioned dashboards. No more fiddling with panels, trying to figure out what the heck your coworker changed right before they went on vacation.

 

BabyDuty or: How PagerDuty Accidentally Prepared me for Fatherhood

Clever uses for tools is something I love seeing and talking about, and this is a good one: leveraging both PagerDuty itself and the skills learned from incident management/on-call to handle a newborn baby.

 

Open Sourcing Iris and Oncall

More slick stuff from the team at LinkedIn. This time, they’ve open sourced what amounts to an internal PagerDuty. This could be rather useful for those of you with internal compliance requirements that prohibit the use of SaaS.

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About your friendly editor

I’m Mike Julian, a monitoring/observability consultant and trainer. I help companies improve their application and infrastructure monitoring. You can find me at AsterLabs.io.


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- Mike (@mike_julian)

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