Author - Miguel Angel Nieto

Prophet: Forecasting our Metrics (or Predicting the Future)

Prophet

In this blog post, we’ll look at how Prophet can forecast metrics.
Facebook recently released a forecasting tool called Prophet. Prophet can forecast a particular metric in which we have an interest. It works by fitting time-series data to get a prediction of how that metric will look in the future.
For example, it could be used to:

Predict […]

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Services Monitoring with Probabilistic Fault Detection

Services Monitoring

In this blog post, we’ll discuss services monitoring using probabilistic fault detection.
Let’s admit it, the task of monitoring services is one of the most difficult. It is time-consuming, error-prone and difficult to automate. The usual monitoring approach has been pretty straightforward in the last few years: setup a service like Nagios, or pay money to […]

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How X Plugin Works Under the Hood

X Plugin

In this blog post, we’ll look at what MySQL does under the hood to transform NoSQL requests to SQL (and then store them in InnoDB transactional engine) when using the X Plugin.
X Plugin allows MySQL to function as a document store. We don’t need to define any schema or use SQL language while still […]

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