API observability: Leveraging OTel to improve developer experience

Applying API observability to improve developer experience

How applying API observability based on instrumented data helps developers debug issues faster and boost productivity when building distributed applications.   APIs provide a way to simplify development, reduce costs, and create more flexible and scalable applications. Much of today’s development relies on APIs – in the integration of third-party services, in the communication between […]

Configuring Fargate custom application metrics in CloudWatch using Prometheus


A step-by-step guide for adding Prometheus-based metrics to your ECS Fargate application   Over the past few months, Helios has experienced rapid growth resulting in our user base increasing, our services multiplying, and our system ingesting more data. Like all tech companies that need to scale, we wanted to avoid our performance becoming sluggish over […]