My favorite tools

Find out where i get my inspiration from.

Monitoring tools:

Name Description
Google Site reliability engineering Site reliability engineering (SRE) is a discipline that incorporates aspects of software engineering and applies that to operations whose goals are to create ultra-scalable and highly reliable software systems. Defined by Ben Treynor, founder of Google‘s Site Reliability Team: “what happens when a software engineer is tasked with what used to be called operations
Google Dapper Dapper, a Large-Scale Distributed Systems Tracing Infrastructure.
Opentracing Consistent, expressive, vendor-neutral APIs for distributed tracing and context propagation
Zipkin Microservices Application Tracing Standards and Simulators – Adrians at OSCON
Instana Commercial monitoring solution
Reliability Management for Modern Systems
Making sense out of complex systems
Automated software analysis and visualization
Search & Analyze Data in Real Time
Enterprise-scale  metrics collection and monitoring tool
Neo4j is a highly scalable, native graph database purpose-built to leverage not only data but also its relationships.
Apoc procedures give us extra functionality
Mazerunner adds high-performance graph analytics to a Neo4j graph database.

analyze-model-actAwesome big data: list

Streaming data analytics:

Data visualization:


Smart Monitoring

Data analysis:

Middleware tools: I am familiair with a larger range of tools (TIBCO, IBM WebSphere, Mule ESB). I don’t have a specific favourite.

Java: The Java programming is very flexible, can be run on any computer and its free (no licences).

VirtualBoxVirtualBox is a free server virtualization product. I use this great product to quickly setup all kinds of environments on my laptop or homecomputer.

Grinder: The Grinder is a framework for running test scripts across a number of machines.

Elgg: A wonderfull opensource Social Network Engine that allows you to share information and build communities