Category: Back-End

Grafana Dashboards + AWS CloudWatch Metrics

In this article, my goal is to guide you through the creation of a simple Grafana graph using AWS CloudWatch...

AWS X-Ray with Lambda: Distributed Tracing for the Win

AWS X-Ray with Lambda is the easiest way to get started with tracing a simple function or distributed services. Why?...

MongoDB Query Performance: Understanding the Query Planner & Advanced Index Types

There are stages to every engineer’s relationship with a database. They might go like this: shock: “what is this new...

Using AWS X-Ray to Trace and Understand Your Application

As FloQast has focused on microservices and decoupling our services infrastructure, we have faced a number of challenges, including the...

MongoDB Performance Fundamentals: Indexing & Indexes

MongoDB is one of the most significant technologies we've embraced at FloQast. We feel it’s one of our core competencies,...