When is it time to add more application monitoring?

Guest post by James Paden, Partner at Instrumental At Instrumental, we often talk about getting started with monitoring. In the past, we’ve covered the critical, but basic, metrics everyone needs on our Ultimate Monitoring Metrics Cheatsheet (many of which are gathered by out-the-box system and service monitoring). We also wrote the Quick-Start Guide to Monitoring […]

How to Convert OpenSSH keys to Putty (.ppk) on Linux

PuTTYgen is an key generator for creating SSH keys for PuTTY. PuTTYgen is comparable in certain respects to the ssh-keygen tool. PuTTYgen can be used to create public and private key pairs (in .ppk file format). In addition, PuTTYgen can also be used to convert keys to and from other formats. On Windows PuTTYGen is a graphical tool. A command-line version is available for […]

I refuse to sign up for Viber, here’s why.

Update Jun 3rd 2019: Please note, Viber and all data sold to Japanese company. Viber has surpassed Whatsapp in Russia with over 100 million users. Update: Over the past couple of months Viber has been modifying their privacy policy to help increase user confidence. However, unlike other apps, which only scan your contacts. Viber continues to scan […]