Per-metric rate limiting: How we protect our backend

To protect our backend and make sure one customer’s traffic can’t affect anyone else, we carefully limit the amount of data we accept from our users. This data can arrive at different rates and is immediately limited if we suspect it to be harmful. However, there are some cases where traffic will pass by our…

Why we’re teaching our staff how to get a pay rise

At Hosted Graphite, we’re open about how we do things: both internally and externally. We publish the status of our internal systems (and share a full history of all incidents), we share our weekly Baremetrics reports on revenue and churn rate with everyone in the company and, most recently, we told all our staff how…