Building a Scalable Monitoring System

Wednesday, 2 October, 2019 - 12:0012:30

Molly Struve, Kenna Security


A year ago, my company's monitoring setup was a disaster! We had 6 different monitoring tools sending alerts all over the place. In this talk, I will share how we overhauled our entire monitoring system and created a single, centralized, easy to use system that fits all of our needs. Not only does get the job done, but because it is so simple to use, developers have bought into the system and are actively helping to improve it as well.

Molly Struve, Kenna Security

Molly Struve is the Lead Site Reliability Engineer at Kenna Security. She joined Kenna in 2015 and has had the opportunity to work on some of the most challenging aspects of Kenna’s code base. This includes scaling Elasticsearch, sharding MySQL databases, and creating infrastructure that can grow as fast as Kenna's business. When not making code run faster, she can be found fulfilling her need for speed by riding and jumping her show horses.

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@conference {239434,
author = {Molly Struve},
title = {Building a Scalable Monitoring System},
year = {2019},
address = {Dublin},
publisher = {USENIX Association},
month = oct

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