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A diverse panel and special guests discuss cloud infrastructure, distributed systems, microservices, Kubernetes, Docker…oh and also Go! Panelists include Mat Ryer, Ashley McNamara, Johnny Boursiquot, Carmen Andoh, Jaana B. Dogan (JBD), Mark Bates, and Jon Calhoun. This show records LIVE every Tuesday at 3pm US Eastern. Join the Golang community and chat with us during the show in the #gotimefm channel of Gophers slack. Some people search for GoTime or GoTimeFM and can't find the show, so now the strings GoTime and GoTimeFM are in our description too.

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episode 117: Telemetry and the art of measuring what matters


Telemetry is tricky to get started with. What metrics should you be tracking? Which metrics are important? Will they help you predict and avoid potential issues? When is a good time to start? Should you put it off until later? In this episode we discuss some common metrics to collect, how to get started with telemetry, and more with guest Dave Blakey of Snapt.

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Featuring

  • Dave Blakey – Twitter, LinkedIn
  • Jon Calhoun – Twitter, GitHub, Website
  • Johnny Boursiquot – Twitter, GitHub, Website
  • Jaana B. Dogan (JBD) – Twitter, GitHub, Website

Notes and Links

  • OpenTelemetry - Telemetry software that is the merger of OpenCensus and OpenTracing
  • Nova - ADC software created by Dave’s company
  • statsd - Open source stats aggregator used often in telemetry collection
  • Prometheus - Monitoring system for metrics


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 2020-02-13  1h10m