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Why Is Linux Cooler Than Windows?

What is it about Linux which attracts geeks—and even non-geeks—away from Windows? It seems crazy. Windows has some of the most advanced software in the world, it works automatically on every PC with every device, and anyone who masters it is almost assured a high-paying tech job. But, still, geeks flock to Linux. Why is… Read the full post

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Quick Tips For Linux Administrators

The first time you use sudo on a Linux system, it quotes the famous line from Spiderman: “with great power comes great responsibility.” Using your power responsibly can be challenging on a system as powerful as Linux, where one typo can turn an ordinary rm command into a command which removes your root directory. Here… Read the full post

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Missed Any of our Changes Over The Last Three Months?

Here at Monitis, we’re on a mission to not only build the best product but also, at the same time, make it more user-friendly. We listen to your feedback and suggestions and take various steps to improve our services, tools and features to make YOUR life easier. In any given week, you can see a… Read the full post

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Monitoring apache & nginx using Monitis and M3

    Apache and Nginx web servers both expose a very nice interface for polling the web server status via HTTP, providing you with useful counters for statistics and up-time.

How to monitor (almost) anything with Monitis M3 – My very personal use case

Welcome M3 Among the many hats I wear, I also wear a DevOps/SysAdmin hat in Lacoon Security. When I was invited to custom tailor the monitoring solution for Lacoon Security, I didn’t even hesitate and recommended to use Monitis and M3. Partly because I wrote M3 but mainly because I think it is a really… Read the full post

Simple metric aggregation and automated custom monitors with Monitis and StatsD

StatsD is a Node.js daemon that accepts metrics over a simple and lightweight UDP protocol, aggregates those metrics, and sends the results to one or more backend systems for long-term time series data storage, graphing, alerting, etc. Existing backends included with StatsD support graphite and console output for testing. There are also third-party backends for… Read the full post