Epic vs. Story: What’s the Difference and How to Use Each

Getting up to speed with the vocabulary surrounding agile is often challenging. It’s often hard to distinguish fundamental concepts from passing fads. You can also struggle when telling similar concepts apart. This is what this post focuses on by covering the “epic versus story” dilemma. So, what’s the difference between an epic and a user story? In short, we can say that an epic is a long story that spans multiple iterations. An epic contains (or is composed of) smaller user stories. To understand when to use each, check out this post from Carlos Schults on Plutora’s blog to learn the answer in more detail.

Azure Web Apps Logging With Net 5—How-To

Logging is an essential part of any application, no matter the tech stack or service to which you deploy. When things go wrong in production, logging might just save you from going blind when trying to fix the issue. In this post, you’ll see how to implement logging for your .NET 5 Asp.NET app on Azure Web Apps. Learn more from Carlos Schults on Solarwinds’ blog.

6 Best Practices for Container Monitoring

Software and infrastructure monitoring is a must in any modern environment. Monitoring not only helps you spot issues and bugs, but done correctly, it can help you optimize your software’s performance. The actual implementation, however, will differ depending on your infrastructure. For example, monitoring containerized applications requires a slightly different approach than your typical virtual machine-based monitoring. In this post from Dawid Ziolkowski on Solarwinds’ blog, you’ll learn about container monitoring best practices.