Scalyr: Column-Oriented Log Management with Steve Newman
Log messages are fast, high volume, unstructured data. Logs are often the source of metrics, alerts, and dashboards, so these critical systems are downstream from a log management system. A log management system needs to be highly available, so that a failure in one part of your system will not be correlated with failure of the log management system.
SaaStr Podcast #194: Steve Newman, Founder & CEO @ Scalyr on How Small Numbers In SaaS Can Deceive You
Steve Newman is the Founder & CEO @ Scalyr, the startup that helps your devops team solve more problems in less time with log monitoring and analysis in seconds. Steve has raised over $27.5m in funding with Scalyr from many friends of the show including Susa Ventures, Bloomberg Beta, Shasta and GV. As for Steve, prior to Scalyr, he was the Founder of Writely which was acquired by Google to become the little known, Google Docs. Before that he founded 2 prior startups, Ann Arbour Softworks (acq by Ashton-Tate) and BitCraft (acquired by Macromedia). If that was not enough, Steve also sat on the Technical Advisory Board at Box for over 3 years.
How These 4 Tech Companies Are Tackling Unconscious Bias
In the tech world, there's often an unconscious bias in the workplace. Women are still underpaid compared to male coworkers, and worry about becoming "mommy-tracked" after pregnancy. Plus, there's still a lack of minority representation in tech that has yet to be overcome.
The way past this unconscious bias in hiring and the workplace begins with individual companies becoming aware and taking action. That's exactly why the following four companies are implementing policies for reducing bias in their corporate practices.
Cloud 100 Rising Stars: Meet 20 Of The Cloud’s Breakout Up-And-Comers For 2018
The Forbes Cloud 100 represents a who's who of the biggest and best private companies in the cloud, but it doesn’t tell the whole story. Right behind this year's winners is a new crop of underdogs, breakout up-and-comers in cloud computing who are looking to follow in their footsteps—or even come for their laurels. These are the Cloud 100 Rising Stars, 20 of the fastest-growing cloud companies that are still too small or too young for the main list, but not for long.
The DevOps guide to evaluating modern log management tools
Enterprise IT, information security, and engineering teams share many priorities, workflows, and even technology. But each is very different from the rest in the context of operational visibility. Engineers, especially those on the front line of a rapid, continuous software delivery process, require a strong focus on performance and alignment with their teams’ work styles.
Q&A Scalyr’s Steve Newman: Faster Log Queries, Scalable App Monitoring
You may not know Steve Newman‘s name, but chances are you’ve come into contact with his work. He was one of the brains behind Google Docs, the base technology of which Google obtained in its purchase of Newman’s Writely. After settling the technology into Google, he left Google to co-found Scalyr to tackle a new challenge: bring Google-like scalability to log management. Scalyr’s distributed column-based NoSQL database has brought faster operational visibility NBC Universal, CareerBuilder, OKCupid and Scripps.
Fight Alert Fatigue: How to Wake Up Your Alerts Strategy
Engineering teams today face a growing imperative to keep systems running smoothly. That’s because the boundary between businesses and the digital customer experience is shrinking — and when the application is the business, anything short of a perfect user experience means a hit to the top line.