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Performance Monitoring Best Practices: Wayfair at InfluxDays NYC


At the recent InfluxDays NYC 2019, Senior Engineer Richard Laskey shared some of our monitoring best practices using InfluxEnterprise. These efforts are critical and help improve the user experience on Wayfair by driving forward site-wide improvements, establishing best practices, and pushing positive change through many different teams.

From our experience with Graphite, the decision to move over to InfluxDB, and the desire for our applications to be super fast, Richard took the audience through the many contexts our Performance Team tackle to stay speedy; Real User Monitoring (RUM) [6:03], the Observer Effect [16:22], our piloting of the 'Tiger Team' approach [19:23], and the large amount of data we collect and parse [34:50]. Check out the recording below to learn more.