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Observability is the ability to monitor and measure the state of a system, including its performance, health, and behavior. It is an important part of software development in the JavaScript domain, as it allows developers to detect problems with their code and be able to quickly identify and fix them. Observability also allows for debugging and analyzing applications, and helps developers understand how their code is behaving in real-time.
DevOps.js Conf 2022DevOps.js Conf 2022
24 min
Observability for Microfrontends
Teams are getting bigger and bigger following the micro-frontends architecture. Observability for teams on a scale becomes even more important in order not only to be able to identify potential issues in the runtime, but also separating the responsibilities. In this presentation we’ll learn how this can achieved.


GraphQL Galaxy 2020GraphQL Galaxy 2020
8 min
GraphQL Observability
GraphQL is an immensely powerful tool and while there are tons of resources out there on how to leverage it, there doesn't seem to be much open discussion around Day 2 (maintenance in production) operations of GraphQL. In this talk, we'll be focusing around observability and the various techniques and tools we can use to get a better understanding of how our graphQL services are running in production. More specifically we'll be focusing on combining ApolloServer and OpenTelemetry.
Node Congress 2021Node Congress 2021
8 min
Comprehensive Observability via Distributed Tracing on Node.js8
The benefits of Node.js to develop real-time applications at scale are very well known. As Node.js architectures get more and more complex, visualization of your microservice-based architecture is crucial. However, the visualization of microservices is incredibly complex given the scale and the transactions across them. You not only need to visualize your Node.js applications but also analyze the health, flow, and performance of applications to have a complete observability solution. In this talk, we'll go over the challenges of scaling your Node.js applications and tools (such as distributed tracing) available to you to scale with confidence.


Node Congress 2021Node Congress 2021
22 min
Examining Observability in Node.js
Imagine your productivity and confidence developing web apps without chrome dev tools. Many do exactly that with Node.js.
It is important to observe and learn what’s happening in your app to stay competitive and create the most performant and efficient Node.js applications, following the best practices.
In this talk, we will explore useful tools to examine your Node.js applications and how observability will speed up development, produce better code while improving reliability and uptime. Don’t miss it!


JSNation Live 2021JSNation Live 2021
19 min
Multithreaded Logging with Pino
Almost every developer thinks that adding one more log line would not decrease the performance of their server... until logging becomes the biggest bottleneck for their systems! We created one of the fastest JSON loggers for Node.js: pino. One of our key decisions was to remove all "transport" to another process (or infrastructure): it reduced both CPU and memory consumption, removing any bottleneck from logging. However, this created friction and lowered the developer experience of using Pino and in-process transports is the most asked feature our user.
In the upcoming version 7, we will solve this problem and increase throughput at the same time: we are introducing pino.transport() to start a worker thread that you can use to transfer your logs safely to other destinations, without sacrificing neither performance nor the developer experience.