Building a real-time metrics database for trillions of points per day
March 25, 2020
As applications have increased in complexity, so have the queries needed to understand the state and performance of those systems, leading to an explosion in the volume and dimensionality of metrics. Joel Barciauskas outlines how Datadog architected its pipelines, data structures, and storage engines to answer these complex questions, all while scaling to ingest trillions of points per day.
Service mesh from the ground up: How Istio can transform your organization
March 23, 2020
Adopting a microservices architecture can present new challenges in observability, networking, and security. Megan O'Keefe explores how Istio, an open source service mesh tool, can help you solve these challenges by providing a unified management layer for your services. Through demos, you'll learn how to use Istio to route traffic, automate security policies, and monitor services at scale.
Your system is deeper than you think (sponsored by LightStep)
March 22, 2020
As engineers, we often find ourselves maintaining systems that are full of things outside our control but for which we're nevertheless held responsible. Big or small, these deep systems present significant engineering and operational challenges. Join Austin Parker to learn how to identify your deep systemsalong with some techniques to manage them.