Boundary’s new server monitoring free offering
‘High resolution, 1 second intervals for all metrics; Fluid analytics, drag any graph to any point in time; Smart alarms to cut down on false positives; Embedded graphs and customizable dashboards; Up to 10 servers for free’ Pre-registration is open now. Could be interesting, although the limit of 10 machines is pretty small for any production usage
(tags: boundary monitoring network ops metrics alarms tcp ip netstat)
A really excellent-looking workflow/orchestration engine for Hadoop, Pig, Hive, Redshift and other ETL jobs, featuring inter-job dependencies, cron-like scheduling, and failure handling. Open source, from Spotify
(tags: workflow orchestration scheduling cron spotify open-source luigi redshift pig hive hadoop emr jobs make dependencies)
Obama administration says the world’s servers are ours | Ars Technica
In its briefs filed last week, the US government said that content stored online doesn’t enjoy the same type of Fourth Amendment protections as data stored in the physical world. The government cited (PDF) the Stored Communications Act (SCA), a President Ronald Reagan-era regulation.Michael McDowell has filed a declaration in support of MS’ position (attached to that article a couple of paras down) suggesting that the MLAT between the US and Ireland is the correct avenue.
(tags: privacy eu us-politics microsoft michael-mcdowell law surveillance servers sca internet)