Observations on observability
November 8, 2022Paul Cothenet of Patch.io joins me this time to discuss war stories implementing observabillity at two small startups.
In this episode of the Tiny DevOps Podcast, Paul Cothenet of Patch.io joins me to discuss war stories implementing observabillity at two small startups.
In this episode…
- How to choose an obervabillity tool/platform
- Why AWS doesn’t provide the best observability platform
- Teaching the team to use observability
- How to convince stakeholders that observability is valuable
- What would you miss the most if your observability platform was no longer available?
- The business value of a good observability solution
- Making observability metrics easy for management to use
- What does it all cost?
- Advice for getting started
When waterfall isn't waterfall
Frequently, when I hear someone defending "waterfall", and dig deeper they're actually talking about small-a agile.
Your ball team doesn't do 360 reviews
If your team is surprised by their 360 review, this should be seen as a big problem.
What are good KPIs for a dev team?
So some of the bad KPIs, like lines of code, are easy to detect. But how do we choose a good KPI?