Simplify your Azure Management Processes with Cmdlets

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Many system administrators are familiar with web based interfaces to manage cloud instances, however did you know that Windows Azure allows you to automate virtually any task with a few lines of code?

Simplify Azure Mmanagement Process with Cmdlets

With DevOps gaining steam in the system administration sector, professionals such as yourself need to leverage all your resources to get an edge over the competition. One of those resources is the Windows PowerShell which allows you to execute tasks from a command line interface.

Leveraging PowerShell Command-lets (Cmdlets)

If you’re looking to automate virtual machine maintinance on Microsoft Azure, PowerShell cmdlets are a valuable feature within PowerShell. By treating virtual machines as progra…


New Monitoring Server Added in Querétaro, Mexico

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Site24x7 extends its hold on monitoring locations by adding a new motioning location in Queretaro, Mexico. The IP for the new server is 169.57.14.116. This is in addition to our already existing 50+ locations worldwide.

Mexico Monitoring - Querétaro,Mexico

You can download the full list of location  as Spreadsheet | PDF | RSS | JSON | CSV | TSV

We request you to white list the above IP if you have enabled monitoring from Mexico location. For any clarifications contact us at support@site24x7.com.


Are You Following These Best Practices for Microsoft Azure Deployment?

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Although Microsoft is best known for their Windows platform, their foray into cloud computing has shaken up the industry a bit by providing system administrators with additional contender to build their applications around. While knowing how to utilize cloud based monitoring systems within your infrastructure is an essential skill for any system administrator, when you use Microsoft Azure, there are specific best practices you can take to ensure you are getting the most from those platforms.

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Build Scalable Systems

By using load testing tools such as Visual Studio and Apache JMeter, system administrators can run controlled tests on applications to ensure that they are built to handle various scenario…


Why Your IT Monitoring Strategy Should Include Synthetic and User Monitoring

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Your site may have already felt the scary aftereffects of a mobile or shopping experience gone wrong this past holiday season…without even knowing it.

In fact, Google reported 20% lost revenue and traffic from a mere half a second increase in page load time*. You don’t need to be reminded of the lost revenue, brand reputation damage and inconsistent user experiences that could hit your company big…in just seconds. Your users determine the success of your business, which is why it is vital to ensure quality Web and mobile performance on an ongoing basis.

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But should your monitoring strategy be totally representative of data from your users…the livelihood of your site? One would think so, but you may be s…


Learning to Manage the Data from Wearables and Internet of Things Devices

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The recent International CES introduced a variety of technologies which are likely going to cause many professionals to shift their focus from stable traditional servers to cloud systems built for dynamic loads as time goes on. Two of the the biggest trends for system administrators to pay attention to are the Internet of things and wearable technology since these will be significant sources of data in the coming decades.

wearable_technologyWearable Technologies in Life Saving Roles

No longer just glorified pedometers or gadgets designed to help fitness buffs improve their workouts, at the recent CES, vendors showed off numerous platforms designed to allow consumers to gain valuable insights to their health through devic…