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22 July 2021

The Aiven Museum of Modern Monitoring Art

Who says monitoring can't be a beautiful thing? Check out this gallery of monitoring graphs depicting actual situations that took place in Aiven systems.

Crabby
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Bring Your Own Account to Aiven

03 June 2021|By

Aiven databases and Terraform for fun and profit

12 May 2021

5 tips for choosing a DBaaS vendor

In managed cloud infra, David Esposito has seen it all from both sides of the table. Now he offers his best 5 tips for selecting a service provider. If you're thinking of moving to managed infrastructure in the cloud, watch or read his take on this now.

David
05 May 2021

An introduction to Apache Flink

Apache Flink is an open source framework and distributed processing engine for stateful computations over unbounded and bounded data streams. Sound like a mouthful? Read this post for a complete rundown of this powerful software solution.

Crabby
30 April 2021

5+1 reasons to extend your Prometheus with M3

Prometheus is a great open source monitoring and alerting application for collecting real-time metrics in a time series database. But not even Prometheus is perfect for every use case. In this article, we'll explore some ways that Prometheus struggles, and propose an extended solution. Dive in!

Auri
22 April 2021

Getting the most of multicloud

Your cloud strategy really should be based on using multiple cloud environments and regions. In this article, we'll discuss the benefits and challenges of a multicloud setup. Read on to find out if your life could be made easier!

Auri
30 March 2021

Your first Aiven API call

Aiven's API is totally wizard, with its nifty token authentication and JSON-formatted data, but you don't need magic to use it. Read on for tips on how you can put it to work in the real world.

Lorna
18 March 2021

Welcome to your Aiven demo

We continually improve the accessibility and usability of Aiven services. Recently we launched a new welcome tour feature--read on to discover what it’s about!

Auri
17 March 2021

Data and disaster recovery

We humans don’t like to think about disasters, but that doesn’t stop them from happening. Read to find out how you should prepare your data for the worst, even while hoping for the best.

James
& Chris
22 February 2021

The first managed open-source, distributed time series database is here

The new era of time series has arrived with the first managed open-source database of its kind, Aiven for M3. Find out everything you need to know to be a part of it.

Kyle
10 February 2021

Broker communication in Kafka 2.7 and beyond

Kafka is moving away from ZooKeeper, slowly but surely. How does this impact broker communication in the latest version of Apache Kafka? How is Aiven preparing for the future? Read on to find out.

Auri
26 January 2021

Building a modern data architecture

Corporate data architectures tend to have long shelf-lives, especially if their development began sometime around when the pre-internet Dark Ages were just ending. It's not surprising that these ancient edifices no longer support modern business goals. Read how to modernize your ancient data environment and set your business up for the future.

Auri
20 January 2021

How Aiven monitors your system performance

Aiven commits to 99.99% uptime. Every now and then we are asked how we make sure that your system actually stays up accordingly. Find out how we keep an eye on service uptime and how we react to issues.

Auri

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