Sampling

Honeycombers at LISA 2017

Honeycombers at LISA 2017
Did you go to LISA this year? I used to go back in the 1998-2003 timeframe (anyone remember playing the original Guitar Hero in that huge arcade in Seattle?) and I hope to make it back again someday soon. A lot of time has passed since those days, but the conference continues to offer attendees […]

System Debug Like a Pro with Smart Sampling

System Debug Like a Pro with Smart Sampling
The Addiction to Data Collection Like many developers in today’s Brave New Distributed World, I’ve started to develop an addiction lately: I’m addicted to data. Data, whether it’s small or big or consultant big, is a critical make-or-break factor for businesses today. Once you figure out that you can store and analyze every interaction on […]

Dynamic Sampling in Honeytail

Dynamic Sampling in Honeytail
A while ago I wrote a three part series on sampling, covering an introduction, some simple straight forward ways to do it, and some ideas for fancy implementations. I’m happy to say that that work has made its way in to Honeytail, our log tailing agent. Dynamic sampling in Honeytail works with a two phase […]
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