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· 42 min read
Priyansh Khodiyar
Pranay, one of the the co-founders at SigNoz , was recently invited as a guest speaker by Jonah Kowall, CTO at on his OpenObservability Podcast.

In the podcast, Pranay talks about the mission behind SigNoz - unifying traces, metrics, and logs in a single platform and interface. He also shared anecdotes about the evolution of SigNoz since its inception, the community adoption, and its contribution to SigNoz.

Pranay shared insights around simplifying product decisions for an open-source project, why SigNoz moved from Druid to ClickHouse, and what the upcoming roadmap of SigNoz looks like.

Below is the recording and an edited transcript of the conversation.

· 7 min read
Ankit Anand

Single pane of glass monitoring is a term used to denote monitoring applications with a single tool that provides a comprehensive set of dashboards for the entire software system of an organization. Managing multiple monitoring tools for different aspects of the IT system becomes too cumbersome. And that’s how the concept of a single pane of glass monitoring evolved.

· 7 min read
Taurai. M

OpenTelemetry is a collection of APIs, SDKs, and libraries that provide an open source observability framework for instrumenting, generating, collecting, and exporting telemetry data like metrics, traces, and logs. It is incubated under Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), the same foundation which incubated Kubernetes.

· 14 min read
Ankit Anand

Modern digital organizations have rapidly adopted microservices-based architecture for their applications. Distributed tracing tools help monitor microservices-based applications. Choosing the right distributed tracing tool is critical. How do you know which is the right one for you? Here are the top 13 distributed tracing tools in 2022 that can solve your monitoring and observability needs.

· 6 min read
Ezz El Din Abdullah

Modern digital businesses have adopted cloud technology and distributed architectures to enable on-demand scaling of resources. Containerization technologies like Kubernetes and Docker have made it possible to handle customer demands at scale. However, orchestrating a complex microservices architecture with Kubernetes is challenging. Monitoring your Kubernetes cluster can give you insights to better manage your cluster.

· 7 min read
Ankit Anand

Curiosity will conquer fear more than bravery will!
- James Stephens

Welcome back to our monthly product updates - SigNal! Our team shipped some major upgrades to SigNoz last month. We’re elated to share that SigNoz is now available with log management. It’s a major milestone in our journey of democratizing observability for developer teams of all sizes.

· 8 min read
Taurai. M

Monitoring tools are only as good as the range and visibility they offer admins into applications’ performance. Prometheus is a metrics monitoring tool that provides a pull-based system to collect and monitor time-series samples. Once the data is collected and stored, you can use Prometheus Queries to interact with the data: select and aggregate across the provided dimensions.

· 11 min read
Ankit Anand

In this guide, we will discuss the different aspects of MongoDB performance monitoring. MongoDB provides a set of tools and command-line utilities to monitor MongoDB instances. But first, you need to know what metrics should be monitored. Once you understand the performance metrics, you can create workflows and processes to keep a check on your MongoDB cluster’s health and performance.