CMDB meets cloud: How to make it work

What is a CMDB A configuration management database (CMDB) is a repository that acts as a data warehouse for information technology (IT) installations. It holds data relating to a collection of IT assets (commonly referred to as configuration items (CI)), … Continue Reading

Who is accessing your data(base)?

Who is accessing my database ??

Here is a deceptively simple question: who is accessing my database (or data)? Who accessed it in the recent three days? That sounds like something that is reasonable to ask and to get an answer for. However in reality, this … Continue Reading

Monitoring direct and indirect ELB dependencies

Elastic Load Balancing automatically distributes incoming application traffic across multiple Amazon EC2 instances. It enables you to achieve fault tolerance in your applications, seamlessly providing the required amount of load balancing capacity needed to route application (or micro-service) traffic. Understanding … Continue Reading

The rise of DevOps and the fall of “root-cause”

ITculate is a small startup company, and we are building a great product for DevOps teams. As a part of our process we are talking to customers and we recently ran into an interesting question: how relevant is the pre-cloud concept … Continue Reading