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Charity Majors

Cofounder of honeycomb.io, coauthor of Database Reliability Engineering. Operations engineer, DBA, systems engineer, SRE, devops, etc. On call since I was 17. The only good diff is a red diff.

Location San Francisco, CA Joined Joined onΒ  Personal website https://honeycomb.io github website twitter website

Education

homeschooled, piano major, college dropout

Work

CTO at Honeycomb

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I have a draft. I hope to finish it this week. :) Thank...

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... i can keep going ... πŸ˜‡

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Use the same tools! The edges of tool usage is what create...

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so tough <3

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Net plus? Because for a week you have justifiable cause to...

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Yeeeeeeeessss... slowly and painfully. Much more slowly th...

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For the last two years I've been walking 5-10 miles a day. ...

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it's actually really depressing to play ... what comes out ...

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OMG. TIL!

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No, not necessarily. I've more often seen them be worse, b...

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Um.. the worst outage of my life was probably at Second Lif...

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First: nail user experience. We've built a service that's ...

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Oooohh boy. Do you like articles? Cindy Sridharan has bee...

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Niiiiice. :) Rachmaninoff has always been my guilty pleas...

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Word. I think the liberal arts are the best education that...

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Trick question: it's a false dichotomy. Everybody knows op...

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I don't really deal with the engineering stuff, right now. ...

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Terrible. I was deeply isolated. I didn't really have any...

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What happens to it after you deploy it. It's not enough to...

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I believe in what we're building, like a lot. That makes i...

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The first name was bloodhound.sh.. we thought a detective d...

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More seriously, ok, I guess I would say: know who your cu...

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Start by bleeding out your eyes and tearing out your hair f...

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Hell no, I am a music major dropout (with side gigs in clas...

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A guilty little secret of mine is that I love firefighting....

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oh jesus. much like observability, being ceo is all about ...

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That it's a synonym for monitoring. It's not -- although t...

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