• Post thwack Upgrade - Where'd Your Stuff Go?

    Whew! We have successfully upgraded the thwack Community.  Below we have compiled a list of navigation points & actions that have moved around on the site.  We really hope you are enjoying the updated lo...
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  • Capacity Planning (Because I Don't Like Surprises)

    Capacity planning is an important part of running a network. To me, it’s all about two things: Fewer surprises, and better business discussions. If you can do that, you'll get a lot more respect. When I was wo...
    created by lindsayhill
  • What We're Working On - Web Performance Monitor

    To receive updates on the WPM roadmap, JOIN thwack and BOOKMARK this page.   With the official release of WPM 2.0.1 the WPM team is working hard to build several new and exciting features including:   Impr...
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  • All New AppStack Environment View and an Opportunity to Earn $100.00 Plus 2000 Thwack Points

    If you frequent the various product and geek speak blogs here on Thwack, you've likely at one time or another stumbled upon some reference, and possibly sneak peek glimpses, into what has affectionately been referred ...
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  • What We're Working On for Web Help Desk

    To receive updates on the WHD roadmap, JOIN thwack and BOOKMARK this page   We are currently in the planning phases for the next release, based on user feedback we are investigating following areas. As we move fo...
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  • Database Performance Analyzer 9.1 Release Candidate is available now!!!!

    The Database Performance Analyzer team has been very hard at work to provide you with some great features that will not only help you with your current monitoring; Database Performance Analyzer is now in the Amazon cl...
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  • Configuration management… More than meets the eye

    I’ll be honest, when I initially saw the words configuration management, I only thought of managing device configurations. You know, things like keeping backup copies of configurations in case a device bit the b...
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  • AppStack – a Compass to Guide You Through the Forest

    Back in 1989, I received a copy of a program that promised to be groundbreaking. It was called, “Forest-and-the-Trees.” The software that came on a 3.5” floppy proposed to scan my computer's hard dri...
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  • Audio Echo: My Podcast with PacketPushers.net

    Last month, I had the pleasure and the privilege of sitting down with Ethan Banks and Greg Ferro of PacketPushers.net, to share some of my thoughts on monitoring, business justifications, the new features of NPM 11.5,...
    Leon Adato
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  • Log & Event Manager Appliance Security and Data Protection

    Here on the Log & Event Manager product team we often get questions about how we maintain our appliance and ensure integrity of the data we collect. We previously published this KB article, but this post includes ...
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    created by nicole pauls
  • [SURVEY] Do you remember your very first experience with Network Sonar Discovery? Take our survey and get 500 thwack points!

    We know, everyone’s got an opinion about Discovery and how to make it better.  Which is good, because we want to hear it!   We're doing some early work to understand how to improve the usability and e...
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  • What We're Working on - Log & Event Manager Edition

    To receive updates on the LEM roadmap, JOIN thwack and BOOKMARK this page   (Updated March 2, 2015) Following our 6.1 release of LEM (more info: Announcing General Availability of Log & Event Manager 6.1 - ...
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  • WPM + AppStack - What It Means To You (and, WPM 2.2 Now Available!)

    First and foremost, I'm excited to announce the availability of Web Performance Monitor (WPM) 2.2!   With this newest release, the WPM team has introduced several new features, including:   AppStack Integr...
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  • thwack Upgrade Maintenance February 27, 2015 - When we'll be back online and what to expect

    Happy Friday, esteemed thwack members!  I wanted to take a second to remind everyone that thwack will be undergoing maintenance tonight, February 27th at 7PM CST for several hours.  We are estimating that we...
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  • Windows 2012, SQL 2012, SQL 2014 and SolarWinds products

    Some of you have requested that we clarify what SolarWinds products run on Windows 2012 and SQL 2012. Mav already blogged about SQL 2012 on Orion products here. This addendum should give you a broader picture. Produ...
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  • Beta News : Adding a Databases tab to Orion!

    For about a year now, The Database Performance Analyzer (DPA) team has been planning how we'll integrate DPA into the Orion suite.  One of the first questions was, “where will DPA content be presented in Or...
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  • What Are We Working on for Kiwi Syslog After 9.4

    To receive updates on the Kiwi Syslog roadmap, JOIN thwack and BOOKMARK this page.   We are currently putting the the last details of what will be coming in the next release, so stay tuned for that.   Howe...
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  • Hybrid Cloud and Software-Defined Data Center #syschat Recap

    SolarWinds hosted a Twitter chat using #syschat to talk about hybrid cloud, software-defined data centers, converged infrastructure, and container technologies. We invited three distinguished technology SMEs: Christo...
    created by kong.yang
  • Network Configuration Manager v7.4 Beta2 is Available!

    Update: NCM 7.4 Beta2 has been made available.   We have completed another bulk of the development effort and are now focused on testing the latest enhancements of Network Configuration Manager (NCM); NCM v7.4 B...
    created by cvachovecj
  • The Attack Vector of Everything

    “Cyber terrorism could also become more attractive as the real and virtual worlds become more closely coupled, with automobiles, appliances, and other devices attached to the Internet.”  -- Dorothy De...
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