• Geekly World News - January 2023

    Happy New Year! May your 2023 be precedented and uneventful – or at least better than the previous year. I hope you enjoyed some rest and relaxation in your holiday celebrations. Things were pretty quiet on the Head Geek front as we enjoyed th...
    • 12 Jan 2023
  • Geekly World News - December 2022

    Well, the holiday season is in full swing now. No matter what or how you celebrate – and hey, maybe you’re just celebrating a change freeze – we hope you have a lovely time. We’ve wrapped up our public appearances for the yea...
    • 7 Dec 2022
  • SolarWinds Global Tour 2022, Part 10/12

    October… what a month. I’m not sure how many airline miles I earned, but I spent significantly more time in an aircraft than in all other methods of transportation combined. I lost my beard and voice and noticed I needed a hearing aid, ...
    • 15 Nov 2022
  • Geekly World News - November 2022

    Poof! And like that, it’s November! This is also event season, so be sure to check out where you can find us in the What’s Planned section. If you missed it, in October, we had our inaugural SolarWinds Day with the biggest product launch...
    • 3 Nov 2022
  • Geekly World News - October 2022

     We’ve entered the last quarter of 2022, and October marks the start of my favorite time of year— the holiday season. We’re big on Halloween in this house, so we’re definitely excited to kick off the holidays right; gath...
    • 6 Oct 2022
  • Geekly World News - September 2022

    Although it’s still quite hot in Texas, summer is coming to a close. Kids are back in school, and—in case you missed it—SWUG is back in person for the first time in a long time in the U.S. We had a great time in London a few month...
    • 1 Sep 2022
  • Gitex 2022, Dubai

      It’s this time of the year again.No, not Christmas. Not Thanksgiving. It’s much better! It’s GITEX Time Since 1996 GITEX GLOBAL has been the essential tech trade show in the Middle East.And trust me when I say it got more in...
    • 19 Aug 2022
  • Application Observability, The Next Step in Application Performance Monitoring

    Efficiently managing the performance of complex cloud environments requires more than monitoring and alerting Today’s cloud environments rely on microservices, service meshes, containers, and orchestration tools and are too complex for tradit...
    • 18 Aug 2022
  • Pros and Cons of Horizontal vs. Vertical Scaling

    Have you ever dealt with an application workload suddenly increasing and the demand on SQL Server begins to increase exponentially as a result? Maybe you’ve never had one of those “my solution to X problem just went viral, and everybody&...
    • 18 Aug 2022
  • Insights From the Women in Tech Global Conference 2022: Part Two

    In part one, I shared advice and insight on the topics of learning and implementing with intent. It’s been a while since the event, and I’m still marinating on the words of the lovely speakers from the Women in Tech Global Conference 202...
    • 16 Aug 2022
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