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Farewell... for now

by Jonah Kowall  |  February 2, 2015

I wanted to wish everyone happy trails. I've decided to move on to a new set of challenges, and in order to do that I must step down from my...

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Cool Vendor Pick: Graylog

by Jonah Kowall  |  January 27, 2015

There has been a lot of interest over the last 12 months in products based on open source for monitoring and management. In the area of log analysis, Elasticsearch has...

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Read Our Latest Research to Learn Why Monitoring Must Evolve to Meet Tomorrow's Demand

by Jonah Kowall  |  July 29, 2014

I've been working on a pretty conceptual research project over the last few months. The research is finally out as of yesterday (7/28/14). The basic premise is that as the...

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Monitoring Technology Pick: Week of April 28th – GroundWork

by Jonah Kowall  |  April 25, 2014

When I mentioned the "pick of the week" idea to my awesome manager John Enck (@johnenck‎ if you can get him to tweet I'll buy you a beer) he said "be...

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Monitoring Technology Pick: Week of April 7th – Elasticsearch

by Jonah Kowall  |  April 13, 2014

Continuing the blogs topics from last week we are profiling yet another log search and index technology which has begun to emerge as yet another alternative for this necessary technology...

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Monitoring Technology Pick: Week of March 31st - Torch (GrayLog2)

by Jonah Kowall  |  April 4, 2014

I'm trying out something new for the blog this week, we have our yearly "Cool Vendor" awards, which are essentially analyst picks of interesting new technologies. I'm trying to build...

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Unified Monitoring - Note / Presentation and Client Interest

by Jonah Kowall  |  November 12, 2013

Colin Fletcher and myself have been seeing the trend of simplification across the monitoring estate. Investments in complex suites of tools have yielded higher operational costs and complexity in management...

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Splunk .conf 2013 - User Conference Wrap-up

by Jonah Kowall  |  October 7, 2013

Prior to Gartner, I was part of several start-ups, of which a couple were acquired. As a result I have worked in very large environments. I've always had a focus...

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Making sense of the Availability and Performance Monitoring offerings and vendors

by Jonah Kowall  |  August 1, 2013

Commonly in a market where there is a commodity (such as availability monitoring) and a hot emerging set of technologies (typically in performance monitoring) the vendors who sell commodity solutions...

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APM Innovators Research

by Jonah Kowall  |  December 23, 2011

Before I sign off for a few days of vacation Will Cappelli and I did manage to get an interesting research note published, which we have been working on for...

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