Posts by David Hayes

Features

PagerDuty integration for JavaScript

As part of our push to treat our API as a first class part of the Product, we’ve enabled CORS headers so you can embed...

Reliability

A UTC Leap second vs Derecho

At PagerDuty, we usually get a front seat to anything that’s wrong with the internet. Last weekend, a derecho storm took out 7% of AWS...

Announcements

New Relic Integration with PagerDuty

We are very excited to announce a new integration with New Relic. As with all of our integrations, once you hook up New Relic to...

Alerting

Triggering an alert from a phone call (code sample)

I get a lot of requests to handle & escalate phone calls as well as alerts from monitoring systems. Here’s a code sample that lets...

Reliability

Not breaking your Google Analytics (like a pro)

As a general rule, whatever percentage you think your test coverage is, it isn’t. Whatever amount of the known surface area you’re ...

Announcements

We have a mobile site

We’re an engineering-heavy organization, but recently we’ve taken on a critical mass of design passion in the organization and hopefully ...

Announcements

Short emails for your pager

Our company literally grew out of our founders’ frustration at being on pager duty, where the person on-call would physically carry a pager &#...

Events

SCALE 10X, Linux in Southern California

One of our goals this year is to attend more conferences outside of San Francisco, and after the Southern California Linux Expo in Los Angeles...

Operations Performance

What monitoring tools do you use?

We support any monitoring tool that can send an email or make a JSON call, but we support tighter integration with some than others. We...

Announcements

Team building with facial hair

One of the best things about growing our team at PagerDuty is that we have critical mass for things like Movember (it’s also an impressive...

Announcements

With a little inline help from my friends

We are absolutely spoiled in terms the technical competence of our users, so sometimes it’s difficult for us to imagine that anyone would need ...

Announcements

Using Loggly and PagerDuty for threshold alerting

Loggly has a great blog post up about using alert birds to trigger PagerDuty alerts in response to heuristics on your logs: “..in the example...

Announcements

iCal Integration and Hand-off Notification

Our new calendar is getting its final touches and will add iCal integration to your profile page — if you’d like to get in on...