Refactored 028: "Observability"

Wherein Chris barges into a holy war while Frank says nice things behind his wife's back.

published Jun 22, 2021
Show Notes

Refactored #028: “Observability”

On this episode of Refactored…

  • The guys discuss software system observability at some length: infrastructure, application performance, and business transaction monitoring.
  • Frank vomits in the back of his mouth when Chris says “surfacing revelant insights.”
  • Chris likes dockprom as a convenient onramp to the Prometheus ecosystem. The guys also discuss Datadog, Splunk, New Relic. Frank jams Google Data Studio into the discussion.
  • Chris goes full Dad: “Slow is smooth, smooth is fast.”
  • The guys discuss how the Dunning-Kruger effect and the imposter syndrome impact hiring and team dynamics. Chris rants about the Ship of Theseus, too.
  • Shockingly, there is discussion about Marvel.
  • … and much more!

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