Cloud-Native Applications and Log Management Best Practices

It’s easy to see how most of the issues related to traditional software applications stem from the on-premises, monolithic architecture and the siloed culture. The introduction of cloud computing enabled businesses to build applications using the power of the cloud. Cloud-based or cloud-native applications rely on micro-component services rather than a monolithic architecture. By removing OS dependency and interconnectedness between the different components, cloud-native applications become independent, highly scalable, efficient, and fast in terms of development and delivery. Furthermore, the shift to a more Agile/DevOps culture helps facilitate collaboration and innovation. To better understand how cloud-native applications solved these problems, let’s address the question of what precisely these applications entail. Learn more from Zulaikha Greer on Solarwinds Papertrail’s blog.

Ruby on Rails

Ruby on Rails, also known as Rails, is a popular framework suited to nearly any web application. Many well-known commercial sites, such as Airbnb, GitHub, Bloomberg, and Basecamp—the site it was created for—use it today. Rails is known for its ease of use and scalability. You can get a site with a complete database back end up and running in minutes. The framework also makes deploying sites from development to production environments effortless. This post from Eric Goebelbecker will cover how to install Rails, create a new site, and troubleshoot basic site problems. Find out how to use it integrate it on Solarwinds Papertrail’s blog.

What Are Refrigerated (Reefer) Ships? A Simple Explanation

We also updated a post this week on Vector’s blog. When shipping items from point to point, consignors need to make sure they’re aligning cargo with the right transportation vessels. And believe it or not, there are many to choose from. In this post, you can learn about refrigerated (reefer) ships, one of the most popular seafaring mechanisms for moving freight.