In SaaS companies, smooth and speedy performance of the core software product has a direct correlation to business growth. If the software is slow, users are unhappy. If the app is buggy, transactions never occur. Thus, eliminating glitches and quick response to incidents are business critical. This calls for comprehensive monitoring of technical state and general “health” of live software applications.
In our previous posts, we shared a detailed overview of Logicify software monitoring toolset, with Graylog and Grafana as its core components. In this article, we’d like you to meet our open source Healthcheck Bot, an application we developed for proactive software check-ups.
We know how challenging this may be to kick-off a startup these days. So many new things to learn, so many new things to do — especially if you start solo. In our blog articles, we aim to educate first-time entrepreneurs and startuppers without technical background by giving them practical tips and sharing our first-hand experience in the software development industry.
Datawise Recipe for Effective Software Monitoring: App Logs, Infrastructure Telemetry, Health-Check Reports
We at Logicify have a powerful & flexible toolset for software monitoring - both for apps we develop for our clients and the ones we use internally. Let's take a closer look at the types and sources of data that form the basis of this monitoring solution.
There is a variety of hiring options if your startup needs technical people on-board: find a technical co-founder or a CTO, a dedicated in-house development team or remote R&D agency. Let's see how the stage of your startup affects the final hiring decision.
Having a brilliant idea stolen is a nightmare of many startuppers. Idea-guys often fear their technical partner would embezzle the innovation and start a business on their own. This fear is groundless if only startupper can see their idea with developer’s eyes.
Organizations’ content creation and publishing are streamlined and powered up with Content Management Systems (CMS). Even though some websites run without a CMS, this does not mean they can’t do better with one. Think globally - you might get tied up with piles of content as your company grows in size. Getting a CMS is a crucial investment in your digital presence; its advantages were extensively described in our previous article.
Content is a strategic business asset for many companies these days, so managing it (creating, publishing, updating) is a crucial activity. Content management systems save cost and time of all stakeholders involved in content creation and delivery processes. What are other pros and cons of adding a CMS to your website? See below.
Website content, design and layout are three pillars web accessibility leans on. Team members responsible for these components - content editors, designers, developers - have to preach and consistently implement accessibility guidelines and standards. In turn, the responsibility of a quality assurance engineer is to prove whether they succeeded or failed in making a website accessible - both for humans and assistive technologies.