David McKay [InfluxData] | Git Lost in Time Series | InfluxDays Virtual Experience London 2020
Time series is everywhere. It is all around us. Even now, in this very room. It’s there when you look out your window, or when you turn on your television. It’s there when you go to work, when you go to church, when you pay your taxes.
We often get so caught up in monitoring metrics from our EC2 instances, microservices and service meshes that we forget that there’s plenty of time series before our code ever leaves our laptops: the Git repository.
In this session, we’ll walk through extracting time series data from Git, storing it in InfluxDB Cloud, and building an understanding of our codebase, team and commit habits.
➔ When did you wake up?
➔ How many steps did you take at a given
interval and which window do you walk
➔ How many cars pass you windowwhen
you’re recording a session for
applied with a rather
➔ It’s pretty easy to get informationfrom
your Git repositories
➔ Won’t drive true understanding of what’s
going on in your organisation, but
provides a good heartbeat and ﬂag
raising system for known problems
➔ NEVER use commits as a sign of
★ Embrace time series
★ Your organisation is full of time series
data: capture, analyse, and experiment
★ Low hanging fruit:
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