Posts By Rachel Chalmers

Help! I Accidentally Distributed My System!

At QCon New York, Honeycomb’s own Emily and her good friend Rachel Myers, of Firebase, talked about how various systems they’ve worked on grew out of control. “Distributed systems were never our biggest problem,”…

Intro to Observability-Driven Development

Christine and Aneel explain how observability needs to start in dev. “Everything is getting more complicated these days.” Don’t miss the sequel, Instrumenting Observability: Getting Started and Pro Tips.

Solving for Scalability

“You can’t hold the entire system in your head or reason about it; you will live or die by the thoroughness of your instrumentation and observability tooling.” Inspired by Charity, SolarWinds head geek Leon…