How Log Analysis Can Bring Front-End Engineers on Call


At the time series-focused Influx Days in San Francisco, presenters offered many unique views of log data. From talks on better analyzing log streams to bitter warnings against identifying what’s “normal,” the one-day event featured a range of ways enterprises can apply new techniques. The goal: get their arms around the near-infinite supply of logging and monitoring data their systems generate.

Emily Nakashima, a front-end engineer at, gave a talk specifically targeted at bringing JavaScript front-end developers into the problem mitigation workflow. To do that, she said, you’ll need to extend your logging analysis all the way to the front-end JavaScript.

Her talk, titled, “What Your JavaScript Does When You’re Not Around,” offered many tips and hints for teams looking to bring front-end issue catching into the daily purview of JavaScript developers. 

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