Why Monitoring IT Infrastructure Is So Important

Why Monitoring IT Infrastructure Is So Important

IT innovation can benefit a business in a number of ways, ranging from increased productivity and flexibility, to the potential opportunity to generate leads and revenue. Without careful monitoring of your IT infrastructure, downtime and critical issues become increasingly likely, causing a serious impact to your business. In order to maximize the efficiency of IT …


5 Reasons Why Social Media Monitoring is Essential for PR

5 Reasons Why Social Media Monitoring is Essential for PR

The social media landscape has undergone a huge transformation in the last couple of years. Brands have gradually increased awareness regarding the importance of monitoring what their target audience says about them in the online environment. The incapacity of controlling what is being said on social media platforms about their products, services, staff etc. leads to a …


Web Hosting: 7 Ways It Affects Your Online Business

Web Hosting: 7 Ways It Affects Your Online Business

Web hosting often doesn’t register in most people’s minds as something with far-reaching business consequences. It’s a necessary part of putting a website on the Internet. You pay the monthly hosting fee to the provider and go on your merry way. But there’s so much more to web hosting. In fact, if you stop to …


Tapping Into The Power Of Social Media

Tapping Into The Power Of Social Media

Twee.t it. Post it. Instagram it Crowned the king of communication, there’s no denying that social media is thriving worldwide. And while you may be thinking that millennials — not your donors — are the only ones obsessed with social media, think again: • According to Pew Internet Research, 29% of internet users with college …


Writing a Business Plan: 9 Essential Sections

Writing a Business Plan: 9 Essential Sections

A formal business plan is an important document for any business. Entrepreneurs just starting out may find putting their thoughts, goals and in some cases dreams to paper an intimidating process. Nevertheless, it is vital to the success of your business. A business plan details every aspect of business operations. Writing a business plan need …


How to create a monitoring and evaluation (M&E) system – step-by-step guide

How to create a monitoring and evaluation (M&E) system – step-by-step guide

Know your program Before you start work on the M&E system it’s important that you understand as much as possible about the program itself. You need to know why the program was created, what the goals are, and how the goals will be achieved. You also need to know what all the activities, outputs and …


Why you shouldn’t use SYS-Topics for Monitoring

Why you shouldn’t use SYS-Topics for Monitoring

SYS-Topics Many MQTT brokers, including HiveMQ, implement SYS-Topics. These topics are special meta topics which are used by the broker to publish information about the broker itself and its MQTT client sessions. All SYS-Topics start with $SYS and are read-only for MQTT clients, so publishing to these topics is prohibited. SYS-Topics are mentioned in the …


InFlow – Making the LinkedIn network visible

InFlow – Making the LinkedIn network visible

To maintain the high network availability needed to serve all LinkedIn applications, we need to monitor and analyse both network infrastructure and network usage patterns. At LinkedIn, we traditionally use SNMP to monitor traffic patterns passing through different layers of networks. The monitored data is visualized using inGraphs and anomalies are sent as alerts to …