Today, every company is a software company and digital business is a core strategy for many organizations. To gain the much-needed agility and efficient scalability, companies in all verticals are modernizing their infrastructure by moving to hybrid, multicloud and cloud-native environments. Realizing that modern applications run on modern infrastructure, IT leaders are prioritizing infrastructure modernization initiatives.
Have you seen Lambda: A Serverless Musical? If not, you really have to. I love Hamilton, I love serverless, and I’m not trying to be a crank or a killjoy or police people’s language. BUT, unfortunately, the chorus chose to double-down on one of the stupidest and most dangerous tendencies the serverless movement has had from day one: misunderstanding and trash-talking operations.
Serverless offers opportunities that are transforming how we think about building in the cloud. The days of worrying about complex and brittle cloud infrastructure on which sits your entire business logic are soon coming to an end. All of these responsibilities are increasingly now delegated to a cloud vendor, allowing you to focus primarily on your business logic. However, due to a large amount of the underlying architecture being delegated, serverless results in an unintended disadvantage.
We often say that Honeycomb helps you find a needle in your haystack. But how exactly is that done? This post walks you through when and how to visualize your data with heatmaps, creating a log scale to surface data you might otherwise miss, and using BubbleUp to quickly discover the patterns behind why certain data points are different.