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Katy Farmer

Katy likes dogs and new technology and brings a fresh perspective to tough tech concepts.

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The DevOps Conference Everyone Needs Right Now

Katy Farmer | Apr 22, 2020

This is not your typical virtual conference. Deserted Island DevOps is a virtual DevOps conference that takes place wholly in Animal Crossing with nearly 500 attendees and a full list of speakers. Register now to join the fun!

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What is Observability?

Katy Farmer | Mar 20, 2020

This article will be a foundation you can build on to understand observability (often abbreviated as o11y). What is observability?

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The Truth About Sampling and Distributed Tracing

Katy Farmer | Mar 17, 2020

Sampling has a major impact on the accuracy and effectiveness of distributed tracing. This article covers the different types of sampling for observability solutions.

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Why do I need an o11y platform?

Katy Farmer | Feb 13, 2020

In this blog, we dare you to ask yourself why you need an o11y platform. The answer to whether we need an observability platform is, of course: it depends. Can an observability platform improve our ability to ask questions of our system and find answers?

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