I Had a Bad Monday…

Yeah, nobody likes Mondays. The poor day is the butt of jokes, and all for the simple reason that it’s the first day after the weekend. What did Monday ever do to you? I guess I can’t really blame Monday for this, it just happened to have occurred on...

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Monitorama PDX 2014 Videos

If you missed Monitorama this year (and really, shame on you if you did), or if you just read this and were a little confused about the some of the points (Mossad? Eliminate men?), the conference videos have been posted to Vimeo. Pay special attention to the talk by...

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Time-series Graphs and Downsampling

The Challenge of Metrics Visualization In general, the usual display of time series data is a line graph – makes sense, it’s the most direct visual translation of the data. The problem I keep running into is not with the graphs or the data, but expectations. In my work...

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Solving D3 Graph Interaction In StatusWolf

Originally posted on the Box Tech Blog. Summary StatusWolf graphs need to support interactive features, this post details how those features exist in the current version of StatusWolf and how they’ve been updated for the next release to implement something I’ve not seen done before with d3 – graphs...

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Quick Notes From Monitorama PDX 2014

Earlier this week I was at the Monitorama conference in Portland. This was the third Monitorama but the first that I’d attended, and if you’re interested in¬†operations and monitoring issues I can’t recommend it highly enough, the signal to noise ratio was very nearly 100%. Biggest takeaway is to...

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