Monday, 29 January 2018

Free Cloud Monitoring Platform

Datadog is the essential monitoring platform for cloud applications. Datadog brings together data from servers, containers, databases, and third-party services to make your stack entirely observable. These capabilities help DevOps teams avoid downtime, resolve performance issues, and ensure customers are getting the best user experience.

Free edition offers core collection and visualization features for 1 to 5 hosts, with 1-day metric retention and discussion group support. See:

Saturday, 27 January 2018

Fix Volume Shadow Copy Service Issues

Acronis VSS Doctor is a free tool for diagnosing and repairing Volume Shadow Copy Service issues. Volume Shadow Copy Service (aka VSS, Shadow Copy, or Volume Snapshot Service) is a built-in Windows technology that allows snapshots of PC files or volumes to be taken. Most backup software programs rely on VSS to perform backup and recovery operations.

Acronis VSS Doctor helps quickly identify the problem and efficiently fixes the most common Volume Shadow Copy Service issues. Available for Windows 7 or higher and Windows Server 2003 or higher, see:

Friday, 19 January 2018

Free Business Startup Resources

If you are thinking of starting a business, going freelance or already working for a yourself, Startups#nofilter's resources pages lists hundreds of free web services, tools and assets to help you get started. Covering: Startup Business, Startup Marketing, Design & Code, Startup Productivity and Startup Learning. See: