Does Your Elevator Travel to the Top? How Cloud Can Recalibrate Your Upper Limits

Jeff Martinik Amazon Web Services, Cloud Technology, Cloud Transformation

If you are somewhat familiar with sales, you have probably heard about something called the “elevator pitch.” But today, I’d like to share with you something called the “elevator story.” Imagine you’re a young salesperson in a major city back in the late 1800s. You’re excited about selling this new product that you believe will be the next big thing. …

Custom App Metrics with Datadog [Part 2]

Brad Campbell Cloud Technology, DevOps, Managed Service Provider

In my last post, we discovered how to customize some of Datadog’s pre-packaged integrations to build actionable insights for SQL-backed applications quickly. In this post, we are going to dive a bit deeper and look at how we might integrate Datadog with pre-built/custom metrics tooling (such as a shell script, for example). As I wrapped up the last post, I …