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GothamGo 2016

Backtrace sponsored and attended GothamGo this year in our hometown of NYC. We were excited to meet with many other Gophers, attend a day full of interesting talks, and give a talk of our own. Keep reading for a quick recap of the conference, especially if you’re considering attending next year. In comparison to GopherCon,… Read More

Building a Go Debugger

Earlier this year we published a post titled Implementing A Debugger: The Fundamentals. This post gave an overview of debuggers, what they do, and how they work. In today’s post, we build upon this knowledge and talk about our journey of extending Backtrace’s debugger to support Go. Intro If you have the time and haven’t… Read More

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