Our Recent Hosted Graphite Infrastructure Updates

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Recently we updated our infrastructure. We wanted to discuss the updates we have done to show why we think it is important to keep our infrastructure up to date. 

Updating infrastructure is critical because it provides more security and improved speeds.


Key Takeaways

  1. MetricFire has recently updated its infrastructure to improve security and speeds.

  2. Our upgrade to the latest versions of Python and Ubuntu provides MetricFire with improvements in performance, security, and reliability.

  3. Updating servers allows our team to fix bugs, find security branches, and improve performance and reliability.

  4. Metricfire is committed to providing customers with a secure, reliable, and high-performing monitoring solution by staying up-to-date with the latest software updates and security patches.


Our Recent Infrastructure Updates

Let’s take a look at our infrastructure updates:

Python and Ubuntu

Updating our infrastructure involved upgrading to the latest version of Python and Ubuntu.


By updating our infrastructure to the latest versions of Python and Ubuntu, Metricfire has made significant improvements in terms of performance, security, and reliability. With Python, Metricfire can take advantage of new language features, improved error reporting, and faster performance. Additionally, the latest version of Ubuntu comes with updated security features and improved support for newer hardware and software technologies.

Furthermore, upgrading to the latest versions of Python and Ubuntu ensures that Metricfire's infrastructure remains compatible with the latest versions of popular software libraries and frameworks. This is essential for providing customers with the latest features and ensuring that their applications remain secure and up-to-date.


We also recently updated our servers. Updating our infrastructure allows us to save costs and keep our platform affordable for our customers.


Updating servers is important for several reasons. First, updates often include critical security patches and bug fixes that address known vulnerabilities and weaknesses in the system. This helps protect against cyber threats and potential attacks, safeguarding sensitive data and ensuring business continuity. 


Secondly, updates can improve server performance and stability, enhance system reliability, and reduce downtime. By keeping servers up-to-date, organizations can optimize system resources and ensure optimal performance. 


Finally, updates can also introduce new features and functionality that can enhance the user experience, making it easier to manage and monitor infrastructure and applications. Updating servers is crucial to maintaining a secure, reliable, and high-performing IT infrastructure that supports business operations and delivers value to customers.


Why We Do What We Do

At MetricFire, we believe that monitoring should be accessible and so we strive to offer our customers the very best product. Keeping our infrastructure up to date allows us to do just that. Keeping costs low and fighting against security threats ensures our customer’s data is protected and they are getting the best value available. 



Our recent infrastructure upgrade to the latest versions of Python and Ubuntu, and updating our servers is crucial because we are dedicated to providing our customers with a secure, reliable, and high-performing monitoring solution. By staying up-to-date with the latest software updates and security patches, we can optimize system resources, ensure optimal performance, and safeguard sensitive data against potential cyber threats. Additionally, these updates enable Metricfire to introduce new features and functionality that enhance the user experience and provide customers with the latest monitoring capabilities. Metricfire's commitment to keeping our infrastructure up-to-date allows them to deliver exceptional value and accessibility to customers.

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