Goutham Veeramachaneni

Goutham Veeramachaneni

Berlin
Someone once described me as "Absolutely brilliant when it comes to code, and a complete idiot when it comes to everything else"
Jul
28
Sampling at scale with OpenTelemetry

Sampling at scale with OpenTelemetry

Thoughts on different sampling strategies at scale when using OpenTelemetry. With experience running tracing at scale at Grafana Labs.
6 min read
Feb
27
It's time to kill time again

It's time to kill time again

So I am writing from my vacation in Mauritius. Two of my closest friends in Berlin are sisters from Mauritius
6 min read
Feb
24
Time: a difficult superpower

Time: a difficult superpower

I would say one of the most important things I learnt at Grafana Labs is how important time is and
4 min read
Feb
22
5 years @ Grafana Labs

5 years @ Grafana Labs

I've joined Grafana Labs as a Software Engineer on March 21, 2018, with one goal: "Learn how
5 min read
Jan
17
Is AWS the meteor that kills OSS companies?

Is AWS the meteor that kills OSS companies?

Elastic changed the license for Elasticsearch from Apache 2.0 to SSPL. They are following the lead from other similar
6 min read
Jan
17
Why I dislike Elastic's license change

Why I dislike Elastic's license change

Elastic changed the Elasticsearch license from Apache 2.0 to SSPL. I am not a fan of the decision. This
3 min read
Jan
02
Engineering should talk to sales (A story of Grafana Labs)

Engineering should talk to sales (A story of Grafana Labs)

That title is a little extreme and not at all what a typical engineer wants to hear, but bear with
6 min read
Dec
10
Yes, we're hiring.

Yes, we're hiring.

So we're constantly hiring and growing across the company but also in my team. My team works on
3 min read
Oct
27
Tempo: A game of trade-offs

Tempo: A game of trade-offs

About 2 years ago, I wrote a long post about why we built Loki and the tradeoffs we made. Now,
10 min read
Oct
25
Yoloriding, Why I ride

Yoloriding, Why I ride

It's more than exercise So my mom is always frustrated that I take it far too seriously and
7 min read