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Items tagged logging in 2019

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Logging to SQLite using ASGI middleware

I had some fun playing around with ASGI middleware and logging during our flight back to England for the holidays.

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Logs vs. metrics: a false dichotomy (via) Nick Stenning discusses the differences between logs and metrics: most notably that metrics can be derived from logs but logs cannot be reconstituted starting with time-series metrics. # 3rd August 2019, 4:46 pm

Targeted diagnostic logging in production (via) Will Sargent defines diagnostic logging as “debug logging statements with an audience”, and proposes controlling this style if logging via a feature flat system to allow detailed logging to be turned on in production against a selected subset if users in order to help debug difficult problems. Lots of great background material in the topic of observability here too. # 24th July 2019, 5:44 am