Resources

Webinars

IDG Webcast: How Performance Monitoring Leads to Better, Faster Code Deployment

Join VividCortex CEO Baron Schwartz and SendGrid DBA Silvia Botros as they discuss how performance monitoring leads to better, faster code deployment.

Infographics and Data Sheets

Complete Visibility for MongoDB

VividCortex is the industry’s most comprehensive solution for MongoDB performance management.

Case Studies

Gametime


Gametime United is the market's most innovative solution for users who want to purchase last minute tickets for live events in their city. As a mobile platform, Gametime offers "curated lists" of available ticket options from hundreds of events, examining over 10,000 potential seats in the process.

Webinars

Weekly Webinar: Live Product Demo With a VividCortex Engineer

Join a VividCortex engineer for a weekly live demo of our database monitoring solution. Every Thursday at 12 pm EST (UTC-4).

Webinars

New Functionality for MongoDB

As part of our ongoing commitment to providing the most comprehensive database monitoring solution available, VividCortex is proud to announce upcoming enhancements for MongoDB!

Check out this quick webinar as we discuss and provide a demonstration of these new capabilities.  

EBooks

State of Production Database Performance 2017

Software engineers need to know that the sophisticated data platforms they’re building will perform and scale well, but they can’t find a trustworthy answer to an important question: which database technology is best for the job? This report uses novel techniques and real-world data to illuminate that problem from a fresh angle.

Case Studies, Videos and Demos

DraftKings: Video Case Study

DraftKings is the world's largest provider of 1-day fantasy sports. In this video, take a peak at how the DraftKings engineering team uses VividCortex to diagnose issues in system performance; keep stats steady; and ensure new queries behave as expected.

Videos and Demos

VividCortex Product Demo

See VividCortex in action! This short video exhibits some of our database monitoring solution's key features in a real-time tour of the app.

Case Studies, Videos and Demos

Customer Highlight Video

Users at Dyn, DraftKings, Shopify, SendGrid, and Boku take a moment to tell us how VividCortex's database monitoring solution helps them keep their systems running at peak performance.

Infographics and Data Sheets

VividCortex for Developers

VividCortex gives you the ability to understand exactly how your code deployments affect database performance—without needing to consult a DBA and even before the deployment occurs.

EBooks

6 Ways to Make VividCortex Work For You

The first step toward effective database monitoring is knowing how to ask the right questions. This ebook will help you understand 6 key questions that you should pose about your database—and it will show you exactly how you can answer them, quickly and safely, click-by-click, with VividCortex.

Case Studies

BuyerQuest


BuyerQuest brings the eCommerce shopping experience to employees of enterprise businesses, so procurers can make informed buying decisions and enjoy faster, more streamlined relationships with suppliers.

Infographics and Data Sheets

VividCortex Supports Performance Monitoring for Redis

Redis is the Swiss Army Knife of key-value databases, making advanced data structures and sophisticated processing techniques simple, powerful, and fast.

Infographics and Data Sheets

VividCortex Supports Performance Monitoring for MySQL

Widely supported, widely used, and mature. MySQL is the world's most popular open source database.

Infographics and Data Sheets

VividCortex Supports Performance Monitoring for PostgreSQL

PostgreSQL is the world's most advanced open source database, with rock solid performance, reliability, and the feature set demanded by complex enterprise applications.

Case Studies

Discount Dance Supply


Discount Dance Supply (DDS) is the world’s largest dancewear retailer. The company started with a single store more than 40 years ago, and now has transformed into a leading multi-channel retailer. As DDS business grows, their environment and infrastructure grow, and it’s critical they equip their databases to scale dynamically.

Infographics and Data Sheets

4 Capabilities of Database Monitoring

These capabilities aren’t mere bells and whistles—the features described here are more fundamental, and though some product-specific characteristics may touch on these concepts, they also represent bigger philosophical differences in how a solution approaches its task and goals.

Infographics and Data Sheets

VividCortex Supports Performance Monitoring for Amazon Aurora

Amazon Aurora is is Amazon's cloud-native hosted relational database. Compatible with MySQL 5.6, Aurora claims much higher throughput than MySQL, along with the flexibility and advantages of being supported by Amazon Web Services. 

Case Studies

ActiveProspect


As a high-volume SaaS data provider, ActiveProspect’s DevOps team needs to closely monitor business operational metrics such as usage rates, current growth rates, and future projections to ensure that system capacity can meet demand.

Case Studies, Videos and Demos

SendGrid: Video Case Study

SendGrid manages a tremendous amount of data, sending over 30 billion emails per month. This video highlights how SendGrid's engineering team -- who handle over 30 clusters of MySQL and nearly 200 servers -- scales their databases, even as SendGrid's infrastructure and environment continue to grow.

Case Studies, Videos and Demos

Shopify: Video Case Study

Shopify's engineering team explains how VividCortex has helped them achieve complete visibility into their database tier, diagnose performance problems, and assist developers in deploying code at incredible volume, with confidence.

Case Studies

SalesLoft


SalesLoft’s platform is embedded in its clients’ sales processes, serving as an essential tool for reps and sales leaders who succeed in fast-paced, growth-oriented environments. With VividCortex, SalesLoft was able to decrease its use of temporary tables by 90%, which allowed its engineers to reduce their instance sizes, saving substantial operational costs.

Webinars

How To Be A Performance-Driven Engineer

As an engineer, you're smart and capable, but you may feel that diagnosing performance problems is more of an art or a skill than a science. The truth is, there are elements of all three, and everyone can learn a performance mindset.

Infographics and Data Sheets

The Hidden Costs of Data Engineering

This infographic presents some of the key insights from our most recent 2016 survey conducted with the goal of discovering what data engineering teams across the country require to perform their jobs effectively, according to the team members themselves.

Case Studies

Etsy


Etsy Keeps Their Global Community Engaged With A High-Performance Data Platform

Etsy is a marketplace where people around the world gather to make, sell, and buy unique goods. Etsy’s emphasis on creating a more meaningful economy by connecting independent vendors and shoppers has grown it into one of the Internet’s busiest ecommerce platforms.

EBooks

The Hidden Costs of Data Engineering

Managing databases in today's environments involves many complex problems and scenarios. This ebook presents the results of a 2016 survey conducted with the goal of discovering what data engineering teams across the country require to perform their jobs effectively, according to the team members themselves. 

Webinars

Five Things to Monitor After Black Friday and Cyber Monday

The rush of Black Friday activity may be over, but that doesn't mean retail organizations should stop paying close attention to their databases. In this webinar recording, we discuss 5 things to keep monitoring after Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

EBooks

Estimating CPU Per Query With Weighted Linear Regression

It's sometimes impossible to answer what's consuming resources like CPU, IO, and memory in a complex piece of software such as a database. But don't abandon hope!

Webinars

What to Monitor For Black Friday and Cyber Monday

In the recording of this webinar from 11/15/2016, Baron Schwartz discusses the aspects of databases that retail organizations should be prepared to monitor before they encounter activity surges on Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

Case Studies, Videos and Demos

PayLease: Video Case Study

In this video case study, our users at PayLease explain how VividCortex has helped them provide leading online payment processing services for property managers across the country.