Wavefront by VMware Introduces Service Maps
May 01, 2019
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VMware announced that Wavefront by VMware has enhanced the Wavefront 3D Observability platform with the addition of Wavefront Service Maps.

Wavefront’s approach to observability combines the power of metrics with distributed tracing and histograms, enabling SREs and developers to isolate and troubleshoot performance bottlenecks in their microservices architecture.

Wavefront Service Maps provide the visual and interactive observability needed to isolate relevant microservices’ problems and dramatically reduce troubleshooting time.

With Wavefront’s Docker Engine integration, users can monitor, analyze and correlate the resource usage and performance characteristics of their Docker containers and corresponding microservices.

Key benefits of Wavefront Services Maps include:

- Packaged visualization of request flows with a map of service dependencies

- Built-in tracking of critical health metrics - rate, error and duration (RED)- for any service

- Deep-dive view into individual traces to pinpoint faster any performance bottlenecks

Wavefront by VMware is a SaaS-based, high-scale, monitoring and analytics platform supporting cloud-native and enterprise applications, utilizing both public and private cloud infrastructures, including AWS, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, and VMware Cloud on AWS. Wavefront by VMware comes with over 200 integrations including support for Docker, AWS, Microsoft Azure, GCP, Kubernetes, GitHub, Slack, PagerDuty,Kafka and more

Wavefront creates a unified repository of information that can be monitored, visualized, and shared across teams, helping customers improve the reliability and health of their applications and deploy dynamic applications with confidence. Wavefront also supports the most popular Kubernetes implementations including VMware Enterprise PKS as well as GKE, Amazon EKS, OpenShift, and more. In addition, Wavefront delivers the full stack visibility into Pivotal Application Service (part of PCF) and enterprise applications running on VMware-based clouds.

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