Category: Couchbase SDK

Building an Observation Deck

A distributed system is one in which the failure of a computer you didn’t even know existed can render your own computer unusable. – Leslie Lamport, 1987 While those prescient words were uttered in 1987, it remains the case in...

Response Time Observability with the Java SDK

Previous blogs gave a better understanding on how our approach to Real Time Observability (RTO) in general helps troubleshooting distributed systems and why we chose OpenTracing as a foundation and public API. If you haven’t already, you can check out...

/ April 9, 2018

What OpenTracing Is and Why It’s Important

We have previously discussed why system observability is important in distributed systems and the challenges that it can help to overcome – if you missed it, you can see Matt Ingenthron’s introduction to the problem here. Next, we will discuss why...