Tag: server monitoring software

FrameFlow Server Monitoring Integrates with Slack

FrameFlow Server Monitoring Alerts Now on Slack for Mission Critical Solutions

Effective Notifications and Coordinated Resolutions For IT Performance Issues

When one of your mission critical IT systems or servers gets bogged down, you want to know about it, in ways that are digestible and can help you pinpoint and resolve the issues, without having to sift through the flow of alerts you are receiving.
After gaining an initial awareness of any critical IT performance issues, in all likelihood you will then need to coordinate with you team members to resolve the situation.
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FrameFlow Server Monitoring Throughput Test v2017.1

Dramatic Increase in Monitoring Throughput for Multiple IT Systems Pending in v2017.1

Since the beginning we’ve focused on monitoring performance, tuning our monitoring engine and our data storage technology to eek out the best gains possible, allowing you to monitor more systems with fewer resources. It’s those efforts that have helped us to deploy massive installs monitoring thousands of systems from a single FrameFlow installation.

Today we’re happy to show you how, in v2017.1, we’ve achieved some pretty massive improvements. Let’s take a look.

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FrameFlow Server and IT Systems Monitoring Software

What Makes FrameFlow Server and IT Systems Monitoring Software Stand Out?

At FrameFlow, we fully understand the importance monitoring all the various IT systems that are critical to your business operations including: servers, routers, switches, HVAC systems, temperature sensors, back-up power supplies and virtually any type of device with an IP address, to ensure they are indeed performing as required. Our cutting edge, but easy to use and fully customizable monitoring software scales to continually scan 10s of 1000s of IT systems, with over 85 different monitoring types to cover all requirements.

Here’s the rundown on some of the special features that make FrameFlow standout.

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Top 5 Issues Detected by FrameFlow Server Monitoring Software

Top Five Issues Detected by FrameFlow Server Monitoring Software

Here at FrameFlow, as we continually strive to offer a robust and versatile server and IT systems monitoring solution for a variety of enterprise customers, we’ve noticed that there are several common issues, some of which are interrelated, detected by our software across the board. Here’s a rundown on the top five:

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FrameFlow Uses MQTT to Monitor IoT Sensors and Devices

FrameFlow Leverages Versatile MQTT Protocol to Monitor IoT Sensors and Devices

As FrameFlow evolves with our maturing technological landscape, we are pleased to announce that our software is now capable of monitoring a virtually unlimited range of devices by the leveraging the power of Message Queue Telemetry Transport, aka MQTT. Why is this important? MQTT is a versatile and lightweight messaging protocol that is finding an increasing number of applications on the Internet of Things (IoT).

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FrameFlow Version 2015.2: Behind the Scenes

Building FrameFlow Server Monitor: A Day in the Life

We do our best to keep our software lean and mean. Our business is 100% based on a try-before-you-buy model, so it’s important that we make a great first impression and part of that has to do with the ease of deployment and perception of quality. There are few things we hate more than when we go to download a simple utility to get a job done and it weighs over 500 megs in size.

Keeping our software fast, efficient and small isn’t always an easy thing. We’re sometimes at the mercy of third-party components that we integrate with and sometimes we have to deal with problems thrown our way by the development tools that we use.

Recently we faced a challenge along these lines and here is how it played out…

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Timing Flaw Discovered in Windows Ping Utility

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Timing Flaw Discovered in Windows Ping Utility

It’s not everyday that you discover a flaw in a core networking component of a major operating system, but that’s just what happened here at FrameFlow last week. The command line “ping” is the workhorse of network and server monitoring. It’s the basic test that any sysadmin will use to determine if a remote system is alive and responding to network requests. As we investigated in more detail we were even more surprised to discover that this bug is deep in the Windows API and affects pretty much any program that needs to run ping tests.

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