SolarWinds Inc. is a company that develops software for businesses to help manage their networks, systems, and information technology infrastructure. SolarWinds is headquartered in Austin, Texas, with sales and product development offices in a number of locations in the United States and several other countries around the world. The company was publicly traded from May 2009 until the end of 2015. It has also acquired numerous companies in the last decade, some of which it still operates under their original brand names including Pingdom, Papertrail, and Loggly.

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  • Learn more: http://slrwnds.com/InstallOrion2018 Install the SolarWinds NTA Flow Storage Database: https://support.solarwinds.com/Success_Center/Netflow_Traffic_Analyzer_(NTA)/NetFlow_Traffic_Analyzer_Getting_Started_Guide/0030-Production_installation/0030-Install_the_SolarWinds_NTA_Flow_Storage_Database Learn more: http://slrwnds.com/OrionInstall This video will help you install Orion Core prod...

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  • My dear THWACKsters, I knew this day would come eventually, but it doesn’t make leaving any easier. I have been at SolarWinds almost exactly 5 years to the day, and half of that time I have spent devoted to you as your community manager. I want to thank you for being a part of my day every day for the past 2+ years and for letting me be a part of yours. When I joined THWACK I was a self-proclaimed...

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  • Learn more: http://slrwnds.com/Lab67Eps It’s not everyday that SolarWinds releases an entirely new module for the Orion platform, especially one dedicated to that unsung hero admin tool: log management. In this episode, join product manager Jamie Hynds and Head Geeks Patrick Hubbard and Leon Adato as they walk you through how to use the new module, review best practices to get the most out of sys...

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  • The World Cup is over, but can France really be happy to win a tournament for which the USA didn't qualify? As always, here are some links from the Intertubz that I hope will hold your interest. Enjoy! Evaluating the Evaluation: A Benchmarking Checklist Wonderful thoughts here on a checklist with regards to benchmarks and scalability. Wish I could go back in time and hand this to some developers t...

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  • SQL Server has been running on Windows for years. Now Microsoft is making it available on Linux in order to provide a consistent database platform across Window and Linux servers, as well as on-premises and in the cloud. In this presentation, Janis Griffin, database performance evangelist at SolarWinds, discusses the advantages of using SQL Server on Linux, comparing architecture, cost and perfor...

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  • Learn more: http://slrwnds.com/LogNetworkPack Log and Network performance Pack combines SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor (NPM) and Log Manager for Orion in a single pack. Easily view network device log and performance data in a unified console for root cause identification and faster troubleshooting. Connect with SolarWinds: THWACK IT Community: http://thwack.solarwinds.com/ Facebook: htt...

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  • Learn more: http://slrwnds.com/LogSystemsPack Log and Systems Performance Pack combines Server & Application Monitor and Log Manger for Orion in a single pack. Easily view server and application event log and performance data in a unified console for root cause identification and faster troubleshooting. Connect with SolarWinds: THWACK IT Community: http://thwack.solarwinds.com/ Facebook: https:...

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  • By Paul Parker, SolarWinds Federal & National Government Chief Technologist Here is an interesting article from my colleague Joe Kim, in which he discusses how technology drives military asset management. Military personnel need to be able to easily manage the lifecycle of their connected assets, from creation to maintenance to retirement. They can do this by creating a digital representation of a...

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  • Building a culture that favors protecting data can be challenging. In fact, most of us who love our data spend a huge amount of time standing up for our data when it seems everyone else wants to take the easiest route to getting stuff done. I can hear the pleas from here: We don't have time to deal with SQL injection now. We will get to that later.If we add encryption to this data, our queries wil...

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  • Learn more: http://slrwnds.com/DefaultCredRing Patch manager uses a centralized credential ring to map end user credentials to managed resources. The design of this video is to show how to utilize this feature to allow tasks to be performed on specific managed systems. Connect with SolarWinds: THWACK IT Community: http://thwack.solarwinds.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SolarWinds Twitte...

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  • Learn more: http://slrwnds.com/GenerateWSUS This video will describe and walk end users through the creation and deployment of a Self-Signed Certificate for the WSUS and Patch Manager. This will enable the end user to publish and distribute 3rd party updates Helpful Link: https://support.solarwinds.com/Success_Center/Patch_Manager/Error_codes_and_patches_for_WSUS_servers Connect with SolarWinds...

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  • The age-old question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” has long been answered with occupations such as: firefighter, ballerina, doctor, or princess. Why, you may wonder, does systems administrator rarely make the cut? As a critical member of the organization they support, surely a more rewarding and interesting career than SysAdmin can’t possibly exist! While we know how exciting, versat...

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  • I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday six-day weekend. The second half of the year has begun. There is still time to accomplish the goals you set at the start of the year. As always, here are some links from the Intertubz that I hope will hold your interest. Enjoy! London police chief ‘completely comfortable’ using facial recognition with 98 percent error rateIt would seem that a reasonable pers...

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  • Learn more: http://slrwnds.com/CloudSeeding With any cloud-first backup solution, the first backup is the largest. In this video, learn about an optional seeding procedure to get your first backup to the SolarWinds private cloud. Connect with SolarWinds: THWACK IT Community: http://thwack.solarwinds.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SolarWinds Twitter: https://twitter.com/solarwinds Linked...

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  • Learn more: http://slrwnds.com/EventsConsole The Log & Event Console provides you the ability to review, monitor, search, and filter your log data quickly and efficiently. Connect with SolarWinds: THWACK IT Community: http://thwack.solarwinds.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SolarWinds Twitter: https://twitter.com/solarwinds LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/solarwinds Instagram: ...

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  • Happy 4th of July! Holiday or not, the Actuator always delivers. I do hope you are taking the time to spend with family and friends today. You can come back and read this post later, I won’t mind. As always, here are some links from the Intertubz that I hope will hold your interest. Enjoy! Debugging Serverless Apps: from monitoring invocations to observing a system of functionsAs our systems becom...

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  • Learn more: http://slrwnds.com/FastBackup In this video, learn about the innovative TrueDelta features that allow SolarWinds to dramatically reduce the amount of data it sends to the cloud with each backup. Connect with SolarWinds: THWACK IT Community: http://thwack.solarwinds.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SolarWinds Twitter: https://twitter.com/solarwinds LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin...

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  • Visit: Go.solarwinds.com/sysadminday2018 Last year, you all fought for a copy of sysadMANIA! This year, it’s time for you to get in the game! Connect with SolarWinds: THWACK IT Community: http://thwack.solarwinds.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SolarWinds Twitter: https://twitter.com/solarwinds LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/solarwinds Instagram: http://instagram.com/solarwin...

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  • In this mission we asked you to boldly go where no THWACKster has ever gone before. We required you to dedicate yourself to an epic voyage to reach the nexus of your network universe. You expertly navigated with the latest SolarWinds® Network Insight™ for Cisco Nexus®. It is with great pride that we declare this mission, accomplished!   THWACK Monthly Mission - June 2018  Mission Recap & Survey Qu...

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  • Learn more: http://slrwnds.com/BackupStart SolarWinds Backup is a cloud-first SaaS backup service for your virtual and physical servers. In this video, learn how to get started and take your first backup. Connect with SolarWinds: THWACK IT Community: http://thwack.solarwinds.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SolarWinds Twitter: https://twitter.com/solarwinds LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.c...

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  • Learn more: http://slrwnds.com/UnifiedConsole SolarWinds Backup includes a hosted, web-based management console accessible from anywhere. In this video, learn about using it to monitor and manage server backups and recoveries. Connect with SolarWinds: THWACK IT Community: http://thwack.solarwinds.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SolarWinds Twitter: https://twitter.com/solarwinds LinkedIn:...

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  • Something is happening in IT. OK, something is always happening in IT, but this year the challenge of IT is measurably different. 2018 IT Trends Index data suggests that there’s a little more disconnect than usual between the technologies CIOs are excited about and the tools we rely on as operations experts. And that means not only is this year’s SolarWinds THWACKcamp a bit different, but that yo...

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  • We need your help! Gartner Peer Insights recently announced the Customers’ Choice for Application Performance Monitoring Tools, and with your help, this is an opportunity for us to show the world what we do for you everyday. While we (SolarWinds) strive to provide you with the best solutions for your everyday IT challenges, we would like to ask you for your feedback to help us be even better. Plea...