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Auto Scaling—The Dynamic Cloud Made Easy

The classic example of dynamic cloud infrastructure is the ability of an application to alter the number of servers allocated to it based on traffic needs—often using Auto Scalin

6 min read

Lee Atchison

Making Multi-Cloud Environments Less Painful With Terraform and Monitoring Data

New Relic explored automating the configuration of multi-cloud systems using load balancers, Terraform, and monitoring data.

10 min read

Clay Smith

How Many Clouds Do I Need? Selecting Multi-Cloud Vendors in the Real World

Cloud customers cite a number of reasons to use multiple cloud providers. You need to consider many factors before choosing a cloud provider.

9 min read

Lee Atchison

Using Custom Metrics and X-Ray Traces to Build Faster Lambda Functions

New AWS data can help you understand the Lambda serverless architecture and gather new metrics for a deeper performance investigation of complex functions.

10 min read

Clay Smith

Exclusive: How Docker Containers Are Being Used Right Now

From VM replacements to ephemeral computicles—we share exclusive data on the lifespan of Docker containers.

5 min read

Adam Larson

Understanding AWS Lambda Performance—How Much Do Cold Starts Really Matter?

How understanding AWS Lambda performance metrics around invocation time can help you make smart operational and cost decisions in a serverless environment.

7 min read

Clay Smith

Automating Docker Image Builds With Continuous Integration

When integrating Docker into an existing software delivery pipeline, it’s easiest to start small. New Relic Developer Advocate Clay Smith explains how.

7 min read

Clay Smith

Reducing Deploy Risk With Docker’s Health Check Instruction

The health check instruction in Docker release version 1.12 can make increasingly large and complex systems easier to manage, deploy, and troubleshoot.

6 min read

Clay Smith

The Modern Developer Workstation on MacOS with Docker

The new Docker for Mac and Windows beta offers an opportunity to create a more resilient local environment that better mirrors production. Here’s how!

8 min read

Clay Smith

New Relic Generates Real Data on Docker Container Adoption

With Docker monitoring on New Relic, we now have some real data on key adoption and usage questions.

5 min read

Abner Germanow

How New Relic Used Docker to Solve Thorny Deployment Issues

New Relic’s Centurion tool helps make Docker-powered deployments powerful for developers, but painless for ops.

10 min read

Paul Showalter

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