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  • Maximizing the Value of the SolarWinds Orion and SolarWinds Service Desk Integration

    The release of Orion® version 2019.4 brings a lot of excitement to the SolarWinds® Service Desk team. It introduces an integration that enables a closed-loop workflow, which converts alerts detected by Orion...
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  • Alternate Actuator:  The Bacon Edition

    With humble admiration and praise for sqlrockstar and his weekly Actuator, I wonder if it might be time for an alternate Actuator. August, aka the "silly season," is just around the corner. The silly season's heat and...
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  • IT Operations: Coping with Cloud

    You’ll find no shortage of blog posts and thought pieces about how cloud computing has forever changed the IT landscape. The topic is usually addressed in an “adapt or die” argument: cloud is coming ...
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  • Get the most out of your Web Performance Monitor

    This is the first post in a series on how to get the most out of Web Performance Monitor. WPM is a powerful tool with some very useful features that might not be so obvious.   THE PERILS OF JAVASCRIPTWhen you a...
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  • Beyond IaaS, Cloud for the SMB, the Enterprise, and Beyond!

    We come to you today with a late-breaking breaking postscript! When we last left our IT hero, they were asking themselves deep and probing questions like Will I Save Money by Moving to the Cloud and I’m Still On...
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  • [SURVEY] End User Experience Monitoring

    Do you monitor the experience your users receive in the applications they access over the network?  If you don't today, would you be interested in doing that in the future?  Do your users frequently complain...
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  • The Many Faces Using SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer at SolarWinds

    Background   This blog initially started out as an examination of how SolarWinds uses Database Performance Analyzer (DPA) within our own production environment. It now includes not only how our DBA uses DPA, but...
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  • Top Three Challenges SMBs Face With Security Information & Event Management Solutions (SIEM)

    Over the last decade, cybercriminals have gained the necessary resources to make it easier and more lucrative for them to attack small-to-medium-sized businesses. The 2019 Cost of a Data Breach Report not only shows t...
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  • How to Monitor Changes to IIS Server and Application Configurations

    FEATURED EPISODE: How to Monitor Changes to IIS Server and Application Configurations November 12, 2019 IIS is a cornerstone of many business-critical applications, from online stores and websites, to ERPs and EHRs....
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  • The Actuator – June 19th

    Home from San Diego and Cisco Live! for a few days, just enough time to spend Father's Day with friends and family. Now I'm back on the road, heading to Lingen, Germany, for Data Grillen. That's right, an event dedica...
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  • I Feel the Need for Speed—Evolving From a Loris to a Peregrine. How to Get Started With DevOps

    In the IT industry, you’ll hear “I’ll sell you a DevOps; how much is it worth?” But the joke’s on you because you can’t sell (or buy) DevOps, as it is, in fact, an intangible entity...
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  • Orion Platform 2019.4 - SolarWinds Service Desk Integration

    Orion Alerting and SolarWinds Service Desk (SWSD) Integration. Making IT, and Now ITSM, Look Easy   The Value of an Integrated Platform. Organizations of all sizes have complex IT environments, which makes managi...
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  • GITEX 2019: Desert Teachings About the THWACK Community

    It’s hot in Dubai. I mean for-real hot, and I’m a native Texan. It’s blistering, cloudless, equatorial sun Northern Hemispher-ians can’t imagine, plus the four-nines humidity of the Mississippi...
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  • Orion Platform 2019.2 - Enhanced Node Status

    Status is arguably one of the most important aspects of any monitoring solution. It's a key component for visually notifying you that something is amiss in your environment, as well as being an important aid in the tr...
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  • THWACK Monthly Mission - September 2019

      Each application performance monitoring (APM) product is its own powerhouse—a force to be reckoned with. With all the products combined—Pingdom®, AppOptics™, Loggly®, and Papertrail...
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  • Full Screen NOC View - Adding your own Custom Styling

    Custom full screen CSS that overwrites SolarWinds default page styling for the NOC views - workaround to allow Maps to go full screen in NOC mode (press F11 in browser to go full-screen). SEE FILE ATTACHED TO POST FO...
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  • THWACK Tuesday Tips :: How to Make a Group, Add Members, and Map Relationships in the Orion Platform

    FEATURED EPISODE: How to Make a Group, Add Members, and Map Relationships in the Orion Platform October 22, 2019 Orion® Groups is a great way to organize content in your monitoring infrastructure. Creating a gr...
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  • THWACK Tuesday Tips :: How to Add PerfStack Widgets to Your Orion Dashboard

    FEATURED EPISODE: How to Add PerfStack Widgets to Your Orion Dashboard November 5, 2019 The PerfStack™ dashboard is an excellent resource for point-in-time troubleshooting and analyzing trends visually. One of...
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  • The Actuator - October 30th

    Home this week and getting ready for Microsoft Ignite next week in Orlando. If you're at Ignite, please stop by the booth and say hello. I love talking data with anyone.   As always, here's a bunch of links I fo...
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  • Will I Save Money by Moving to the Cloud?

    This post is post one in a small series, taking an atypical look at the public cloud and why you may or may not want to leverage it. Part 2 asks the question I'm Still On-Premises, Is That OK?  and in part 3 we e...
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