Scott Smerchek


Talk Abstract

Title: Bulletproof Logging

Description:

With the advent of log aggregation tools, we can go beyond text logs and output rich payloads that give the context and detail needed to troubleshoot an application in prod. In this lightning talk, I go over some key aspects of modern JSON logging and the power of tools like Graylog or Splunk.

Speaker

Scott Smerchek

Scott Smerchek

@smerchek

Scott is a software engineer working at a small medication adherence company called SMRxT. Formerly he worked as a .NET developer and more recently as a node.js/javascript developer. However, Scott has most recently been drawn to functional, typed languages like Elm and Haskell. Scott enjoys working for small healthcare businesses building software that can change lives for the better. Working with new technologies and constantly learning are a bonus.