Category: ExtraHop Blog

#Geeksquee and More: 5 Choice Moments from Interop 2015

May 5, 2015 | By Colin Walker | Add a Comment

Interop has been a staple amidst the trade show schedule for me for as far back as I can remember. At least, as far back as I can remember doing trade shows. There were some formative years on the NES after school during which I wasn’t so Interop-aware. I’ve probably been six or seven times [...]

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Real-User Monitoring’s Next Frontier: Context, Context, Context!

May 4, 2015 | By Chase Snyder | Add a Comment

Since the early days of the Internet, site owners and admins have craved deeper, more meaningful insight into user experience. Knowing what happens when someone visits your site is strategically valuable since website and application performance are tightly linked with revenue and growth for many companies. Early Approaches to RUM Real-user monitoring (also called end-user [...]

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Guide to Building Stellar ExtraHop Dashboards, Part II: Chart Types

April 27, 2015 | By Nojan Moshiri | Add a Comment

A custom FTP dashboard built to display essential FTP metrics. Previously in this blog series: In part one of this blog series, The Step-by-Step Guide to Building Stellar ExtraHop Dashboards, I walked through using ExtraHop dashboards and their fully customizable HTML components. I covered how you can start to build dashboards using any of the [...]

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War Room Chronicles: ExtraHop’s TME Podcast (For Great Justice!)

April 24, 2015 | By Colin Walker | Add a Comment

A white paper will always be a white paper. It will be long, likely densely packed with (hopefully useful) technical information about a product. It will take time to consume, probably cover a specific set of functionality or a given solution, and that’ll be that. Don’t get me wrong, I still dig white papers when [...]

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Step-by-Step Guide: HL7 Analytics with ExtraHop

April 22, 2015 | By Terry Shaver | Add a Comment

HL7 data is crucial to the healthcare industry, and the ability to extract meaningful insights from HL7 messages in real-time can help organizations improve patient outcomes, boost security, and save money. Not all organizations need the same information from their HL7 messages, so ExtraHop makes it possible to create custom triggers to pull out the [...]

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Outranging HTTP.sys Range-Based Attacks, Trigger Style

April 17, 2015 | By Colin Walker | Add a Comment

If you’ve been watching the news in the tech space this week you’ve probably seen plenty going on in regards to HTTP.sys. A couple days ago ( April 15) a new CVE (Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures, the widely adopted place to track the bad things people are trying to do when they happen) was filed [...]

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The Step-by-Step Guide to Building Stellar ExtraHop Dashboards

April 9, 2015 | By Nojan Moshiri | Add a Comment

A custom dashboard built to track order fulfillment in a warehouse. In this post, we will show how to build a custom dashboard like this one. At a recent ExtraHop user forum, users asked for guidance in creating dashboards.  Here in the ExtraHop Technical Marketing Engineering (TME) group, we have a methodology that has helped [...]

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ExtraHop Top5: April 8, 2015

April 9, 2015 | By Colin Walker | Add a Comment

Welcome, intrepid reader, to the inaugural (read: first of many) ExtraHop Top5s. “But what is this greatness of which you speak?” you ask. The Top5 slices, it dices, it’ll even fold your laundry (Note: it cannot slice, dice, or fold anything in corporeal space). What it does best of all, though, is keep you up to date on [...]

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Healthcare’s Y2K: The Dreaded ICD-10 Conversion

March 3, 2015 | By Terry Shaver | Add a Comment

If you’re in the healthcare industry, you’re aware of the impending transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 on October 1. “What the heck is ‘diagnosis coding,’” you ask? ICD or International Classification of Disease is a standard of codes used to describe patient diagnoses. ICD-9 was set in 1975, so we’re long due for an update [...]

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The Four Data Sets Essential for IT Operations Analytics (ITOA)

February 19, 2015 | By Erik Giesa | Add a Comment

[This is the second post in a four-part series. Read the first post: The Big Idea Behind IT Operations Analytics (ITOA): IT Big Data] In my previous article, I explained that IT Operations Analytics (ITOA) borrows from Big Data principles and that, in order to enable effective insights and data-driven decisions, you must first design [...]

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