Cloud Native Best Practices #5: Observability & Monitoring

To quote Michael Dell, “the cloud isn’t a place, it’s a way of doing IT.“ As IT becomes more and more central to what every company does, understanding cloud native best practices is key not only for the IT department – but for every part of a business. This post is the fifth of a seven-part series examining how cloud native can help businesses deliver on their promise of better, faster, and cheaper. This part shows how observability and monitoring are key to providing a better level of service to customers through the faster discovery of problems all while identifying areas to reduce costs.

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