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Introducing Husky, Datadog's Third-Generation Event Store

Husky is an unbundled, distributed, schemaless, vectorized column store. Here's how we built it—and why.

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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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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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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

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Introducing Glommio, a Thread-per-Core Crate for Rust & Linux

Glommio (pronounced glom-io or |glomjəʊ|) is a cooperative thread-per-core crate for Rust & Linux based on io_uring. It allows you to write asynchronous code that takes advantage of rust async/await, but it doesn't use helper threads anywhere.

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How we wrote a Python Profiler

Adventures in developing a Python profiler