Custom App Metrics with Datadog

Brad Campbell Cloud Technology, DevOps, Managed Service Provider

“If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it.” This quote, attributed to Peter Drucker, has held a lot of sway over the years in management circles where high-level business processes are created, iterated, tweaked, and refined to ensure that revenues (and hopefully, profits) lead to healthy, long-lasting companies. At Blue Sentry, our Managed Services offering is built upon this …

re:Invent Yourself: Five Reasons Not to Miss This Year’s AWS Blockbuster

Jordan Bressler Amazon Web Services, Cloud Technology, Featured

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”]   If you are reading this blog, you probably already understand how a migration of your workloads to the cloud can have a transformative impact on your business. Indeed, it’s hard to believe that it’s only been 10 years since Jeff Bezos gave the directive that birthed Amazon Web Services. …

What Manpowered Flight Teaches Us About the Benefits of DevOps

Jeff Martinik Amazon Web Services, Cloud Technology, DevOps, Managed Service Provider

Confused by the title? Well, let’s start with DevOps. If you’re reading this blog, there’s a good chance you’ve heard the term, but its meaning seems to depend on how companies that dabble in DevOps spin the definition. A simple Google search defines DevOps as “a culture, movement or practice that emphasizes the collaboration and communication of both software developers …

AWS Certification: Why It’s Important to Us – and to You

Kenneth Johnson Amazon Web Services, Cloud Technology, Managed Service Provider

There’s an old adage in aviation – “a good pilot is always learning.”  At Blue Sentry, we apply this to engineering and architecture in the cloud. Since its inception, Blue Sentry has placed a high premium on technical excellence.  Customers depend on us to help them get the most from the AWS platform, which is why gaining deeper technical knowledge and always …