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DRUIDS, the Design System that Powers Datadog

Learn about Datadog's repeatable design elements that we've documented in our design style guide called DRUIDS.

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How Datadog's IT Team Automated Account Inactivity and SaaS Spend Management

Employees at all modern software companies use a ton of outside pieces of software to do their jobs. Learn how Datadog's IT team expanded Clarity to automate monitoring these accounts for inactivity and optimizing how much we spend on them.

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It's always DNS . . . except when it's not: A deep dive through gRPC, Kubernetes, and AWS networking

The story of a seemingly simple issue that led us into the hidden complexities of gRPC, DNS, and Kubernetes.

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Using the Dirty Pipe Vulnerability to Break Out from Containers

See Datadog's proof of concept exploit for breaking out from unprivileged containers using the Dirty Pipe vulnerability.

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Profiling Improvements in Go 1.18

How several patches and fixes in Go 1.18 bring improved profiling accuracy.

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How Datadog uses Datadog to gain visibility into the Datadog user experience

How the Datadog DesignOps team uses Datadog to understand our users and make well-informed design decisions

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Our Journey Taking Kubernetes State Metrics to the Next Level

Our story of contributing to kube-state-metrics, a popular open source Kubernetes service.

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How we optimized our Akka application using Datadog’s Continuous Profiler

We identified a performance issue caused by the `ForkJoinPool` in our Java application based on the Akka framework. This is how we solved our issue.

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How Datadog's IT Team Automated Monitoring Third Party Accounts

Employees at all modern software companies use a ton of outside pieces of software to do their jobs. Learn how Datadog's IT team built a tool to automate monitoring these accounts for security and compliance.

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How We Minimized the Overhead of Kubernetes in our Job System

Solving performance problems when moving an application to Kubernetes

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Engineering Spotlight: Maël Nison

Engineering Spotlight: Maël Nison, maintainer of Yarn

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PHP 8: Observability Baked Right In

What the observer API means for PHP 8 and the future of observability