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AWS CloudWatch Configuration Guide: Getting Started
By Blue Matador on October 10, 2018

If you remember getting an Erector Set as a kid, I’m sorry. In a stocking full of toy building systems, an Erector Set is the proverbial lump of coal. The instructions are complicated,...

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Why AWS Lambda Throttles Functions (and how to fix it!)
By Mark Siebert on October 4, 2018

Have you noticed recently that your AWS Lambda invocation requests are getting throttled? If so, your Lambda functions are probably not running as designed. Let’s examine the possible...

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AWS CloudWatch 101
By Matthew Barlocker on October 2, 2018

There’s a lot out there about Amazon CloudWatch already, but since Amazon’s default EC2 monitoring service pushes regular updates, most of what you’ll find will be dated (last updated:...

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Blue Matador is Sponsoring Devopsdays Minneapolis 2018
By Blue Matador on July 10, 2018

DevOpsDays is returning to Minneapolis for its fifth consecutive year and we are proud to be a first-time silver sponsor! Come stop by our booth, grab some swag, enter our giveaways, and...

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Skype Controls 40% of International Calls Annually, Then Suddenly Doesn't for 1 Hour
By Blue Matador on March 26, 2018

Welcome to our ongoing series covering downtime blunders around the world (wide web). We first covered a series of downtime incidents in 2017 here. And now we're making it a regular...

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Amazon Alexa (Really) Loses Her Voice & Other Downtime Events
By Blue Matador on March 19, 2018

Welcome to our ongoing series covering downtime blunders around the world (wide web). We first covered a series of downtime incidents in 2017 here. And now we're making it a regular...

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