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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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AppDynamics AppSphere 2014 - Wrap-up

by Jonah Kowall  |  November 15, 2014

Sorry for the delay, it's been crazy for the last week to say the least. Last week I was able to attend the inaugural AppDynamics user conference, AppSphere. It was...

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Personal Disclosure

by Jonah Kowall  |  October 23, 2014

I've written quite a bit about how analysts work, and here are some of my personal favorite reads, but they are more focused on vendors versus end users or investors:...

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VMWorld 2014 Recap - What about the applications?

by Jonah Kowall  |  September 4, 2014

Thanks to VMWare for inviting me to attend VMWorld this year, I was looking forward to learning more about the progress on vCenter Operations Manager (especially Log Insight and Hyperic)....

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OSCON 2014 Wrap-up

by Jonah Kowall  |  July 29, 2014

This was my first year attending the open source focused OSCON conference by O’Reilly. I'm a huge Velocity fan, and get a lot out of that conference, hence I figured...

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Velocity Conference 2014 Wrap-up

by Jonah Kowall  |  June 30, 2014

Always one of the more enjoyable conferences for me to attend, I don't get worked as hard as Gartner conferences which are also really enjoyable, but I spend time doing...

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Microsoft TechEd 2014 Wrap-Up

by Jonah Kowall  |  May 17, 2014

Sorry no cool vendor this week, instead I'm going to cover some other "cool" stuff coming from a company we don't normally think of as particularly "cool". Microsoft is innovating...

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Web-Scale Monitoring and the Importance of APM

by Jonah Kowall  |  December 27, 2013

Cameron Haight (@cameron_haight‎) and myself recently published research on how monitoring is applied to web-scale environments. Companies such as Amazon, Google, and Facebook run their environments using different fundamentals than...

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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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