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Application Logging in 2021

Have you ever written a Hello, World! application? In most of these tutorials the first step is to log words to the console. It’s an

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Choosing an API technology: gRPC, REST, GraphQL

How do you choose an API style and API technology when you start a new project? Today, if you look at API technology research such

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Packet Capture Without “tcpdump” for G...

Every developer knows there are some utilities that are completely indispensable from their workflows. The programmer’s toolbelt, if you will. These toolbelts are usually different

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The Service Mesh Landscape in 2021

The Service Mesh Landscape in 2021 A service mesh is a software infrastructure layer for controlling communication between services and usually tasked with handling all

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Performance Tool k6 Acquired by Grafana Labs

There was a big announcement this year at GrafanaCon 2021 that performance testing tool k6 is being aquired by Grafana Labs. It was really exciting

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Dale Frohman: Should we test in production?

It’s always exciting when your work is recognized! We appreciate that Dale Frohman chose to include us in his most recent blog on LinkedIn –

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GitLab 2021 DevSecOps Survey Key Findings

For the last several years, GitLab has run a major survey about the trends facing the DevSecOps community. This year over 4,000 people responded to

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Atlanta Startup Podcast

The Atlanta Startup Podcast is the briefing room for the innovation ecosystem, featuring the investors, founders and activators creating the fastest emerging venture capital ecosystem

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Dependency Wrapping, in Go

All but the simplest applications borrow code. You could write everything yourself from just core language features but who has time for that?  Instead you

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Out with GraphQL, in with gRPC

At Speedscale, we’re always trying to find ways to iterate faster and reduce developer toil. In line with that mission, we slant our engineering decisions

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Empowering Founding Engineers

Massive tomes have been written on engineering management, but I thought it might be helpful to take a brief minute to discuss setting up your

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SpeedChat: Shift-Left vs. Shift-Right Throwdown

Speedscale ‘SpeedChat’ Episode 2: Shift-Left vs. Shift-Right Throwdown featuring Nate Lee (Founder, Speedscale), Ken Ahrens (Founder, Speedscale) and Jason English (Principal Analyst, Intellyx). Show Links

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SpeedChat: Product Management and Eating Dog Food

Speedscale ‘SpeedChat’ Episode 1: Discussing software product management, ‘dogfooding’ and scaling quickly for product/market fit without breaking things. Show Links Listen or download the podcast

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Enterprise CXO Priorities for 2021

One of the reasons we selected Sierra Ventures as one of our seed investors is because of their CXO Advisory Board. They have dozens of

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Trends in 2021 Dev-Led Landscape

This is a follow-on from a September 2020 post about the Developer-Led Landscape. Nowadays developers are in the driver’s seat regarding a lot of decisions

From react-admin to pure react

When we were building out our first UI at Speedscale we wanted to get something up and running quickly. Fortunately there are a ton of

Longer-Log

Stress test your APIs with real world scenarios.  Collect and replay traffic without scripting.

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