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Minidump Beta

Backtrace is pleased to announce our free minidump beta. Software teams can now take control of their crashes by using Backtrace to capture, aggregate, and analyze their minidumps across their entire deployment base. If you are interested in taking part in our free minidump beta, sign up here and we’ll get back to you shortly.… Read More

Workflow Integrations

Think about the last time you pushed a release. Release cut, QA tests passed, and the monitoring games begin. Latency numbers, RPS, and CPU look normal, nothing to be alarmed of…An hour later, things start to break. Customers are calling in complaining about disconnects and the machines that are still up are overloaded. In moments… Read More

A Customer Use Case in Managing Errors

Recently, one of our clients, Circonus, posted a blog about a fault they experienced on one of their small but misson-critical components. We were excited to see Backtrace deeply involved in expediting their time to resolution. The experience is a great example why sophisticated software organizations need more than just monitoring and reporting to build a robust error management process. Deep introspection, analysis, automation, and workflow integration are all critical to ensure that systems come back up and stay up with minimal impact. Read More

CppCon 2016

Backtrace sponsored and attended CppCon 2016 this year in the beautiful city of Bellevue, WA. It was great to connect with the C++ community and attend some excellent talks. With over 300 sessions available, it was impossible to catch them all. Fortunately for those that missed any of the talks, CppCon posted all the presentation… Read More