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Category: Best Practices

Best Practices   Observability  

✨ The ✨ Book✨ Is ✨ Done✨

The book is done. The book is FINISHED. There will be no more writing of the book! Holy macaroni. If you think you might be...

Best Practices   Observability  

Observability for New Teams: Part 1

Any significant shift in an organization’s software engineering culture has the potential to feel tectonic, and observability (o11y for short)—or more specifically, Observability Driven Development—is...

Best Practices  

OnCallogy Sessions

Being on call is challenging. It’s signing up to be operating complex services in a totally interruptible manner, at all hours of the day or...

Best Practices   Teams & Collaboration  

How to Effectively Lead High-Performing Engineering Teams

What are the foundational elements of a high-performance engineering team? While there’s no silver bullet, a few common threads make up the fabric of engineering...

Ask Miss O11y   Best Practices   Tracing  

Ask Miss O11y: Tracing Is for Async, Too

I have a good sense of how to use traces to understand my system’s behavior within request/response cycles. What about multi-request processes? What about async...

Ask Miss O11y   Best Practices   Instrumentation  

Ask Miss O11y: Mapping Out Your Observability Journey

Dear Miss O11y: It feels so overwhelming to get started with observability. I want to use Honeycomb, but it feels like I can't justify spending...

Ask Miss O11y   Best Practices   Teams & Collaboration  

Ask Miss O11y: I Don't Want to Be On Call Anymore. Am I a Monster?

“Can a subject matter expert ever step down?” Have you written anything about how to solve the ‘nobody wants to be on-call as a subject matter expert...