Last week, we attended TechEd 2013 in New Orleans, and showed off LeanSentry to a crowd of Microsoft IT folks and developers. The reception was awesome! Here is the wrapup.
At LeanSentry, we are all real ASP.NET engineers. So often, we do very engineer-like things. Like building features that we ourselves want to use to run our own web applications. This week, we announced one such feature – an instant search for all the data LeanSentry collects. I am sorry, this feature is just absolutely … [Read more…]
Are you going to TechEd this year? Be sure to come see us, and get some awesome stuff – including an exclusive LeanSentry discount, and a chance to win a Microsoft Surface! We’ve been working hard to to bring better monitoring and production troubleshooting to IIS/ASP.NET apps. But, we really do have some amazing new … [Read more…]
Even with the ASP.NET Integrated Pipeline on IIS, there are things you just can’t do with ASP.NET modules. Here is a list of them, and why you should probably never do them.
Its been a big month for LeanSentry! We’ve released several big features to help make supporting and troubleshooting IIS/ASP.NET apps way easier, including smart alerts, automatic error highlighting, server diagnostics, and more. Read on for the juicy details.
ASP.NET Health Monitoring was one of the major features I worked on for the ASP.NET 2.0 release. Fast forward 8 years later, after releasing ASP.NET, IIS7, and building LeanSentry. This is the story of this feature, lessons learned while building it, and a practical take on when to use/not to use Health Monitoring for monitoring your ASP.NET applications.
We’ve spent the last 5 years helping our clients build better websites on the Microsoft web platform. Eventually we got sick of logging into servers to debug IIS problems with appcmd, EventLog, windbg, and logparser.
So we built LeanSentry, a realtime diagnostic service for web applications on the Microsoft web platform …
What if someone automatically diagnosed every error in your IIS site? It would probably help you quickly fix all the lingering bugs in your apps … and make a lot of your users really happy. The hours you would save tracking down and figuring out that intermittent 500.19 error would probably make you really happy, … [Read more…]
Its been a few months since the release of LeanServer ScaleUP, a high-performance upload engine for ASP.NET and other IIS 7.0 applications on the Windows Server 2008 platform. One of the things that has been interesting is how many people have trouble with uploads – and how varied their challenges really are. While we initially … [Read more…]
Uploads have always historically been a major pain point for web applications, due to poor performance, spotty reliability, and framework-specific limitations. As more and more websites rely on social networking, user generated content, and in general storing data in the cloud, the ability to support reliable and scalable uploads is rapidly becoming more critical than … [Read more…]