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Archives week 18 of 2014

May 5, 2014 - May 11, 2014

Solving D3 Graph Interaction In StatusWolf

Written by on May 11, 2014 in Metrics.

Last update on June 14, 2018.

There are many things to consider when building an analytics dashboarding tool, dealing with data sources and the mountains of  information they contain, parsing that information into something understandable and presenting it to the user. Getting that last step right is the key to the whole process. In developing StatusWolf I'm constantly working to refine the graph presentation and interaction, and small changes can make big differences.

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Quick Notes From Monitorama PDX 2014

Written by on May 9, 2014 in Monitoring.

Last update on June 12, 2018.

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 never miss this conference again.

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