Tracing at Slack: Thinking in Causal Graphs

15 · Slack · Aug. 28, 2020, 4:21 p.m.
“Why is it slow?” is the hardest problem to debug in a complex distributed system like Slack. To diagnose a slow-loading channel with over a hundred thousand users, we’d need to look at client-side metrics, server-side metrics, and logs. It could be a client-side issue: a slow network connection or hardware. On the other hand, […] The post Tracing at Slack: Thinking in Causal Graphs appeared first on Slack Engineering....