Favorite Social Media Timesink
When you take a break from work, where are you going?
Video clips on TikTok/YouTube
X, Bluesky, Mastodon et al...
Web surfing
I do not get distracted by petty amusements
Jessica Wachtel
Jessica Wachtel

Jessica Wachtel is a developer marketing writer at InfluxData where she creates content that helps make the world of time series data more understandable and accessible. Jessica has a background in software development and technical journalism.

STORIES BY Jessica Wachtel
What Is Python?
Tic-Tac-Toe with Python and Tkinter
Make Sure Your Application Comes Correct with Correctness SLOs
Meta Solves Python’s Problem of the Not-so-Immutable Objects
Build a Home Internet Speed Test with Grafana and InfluxDB
Cython Offers the Ease of Python, the Speed of C++
Netflix’s Testing Strategies for Migrating to GraphQL
Bcrypt and a Short History of Password Hashing
Python Gets Its Mojo Working for AI
Can Companies Really Self-Host at Scale?
Observability: Working with Metrics, Logs and Traces
Codon Is a Faster Python Compiler (for Some Workloads)
Don’t Let Time Series Data Break Your Relational Database
Usenix: Continuous Integration Is Just SRE Alerting ‘Shifted Left’
Google Investigates a New Approach for Workload Isolation
Trivago Reduces Software Test ‘Flakiness’ with Aggressive Monitoring
Q&A: How EnterpriseDB Brings Five Nines to PostgreSQL
Technical Decision Making at Trivago
LinkedIn Unifies Stream and Batch Processing with Apache Beam
Vercel Brings Logging, Monitoring to Its Observability Suite
ScyllaDB Challenges DynamoDB on Latency and Pricing
TriggerMesh: Open Sourcing Event-Driven Applications
Responsible AI at Amazon Web Services: Q&A with Diya Wynn
Why Is Python so Popular? GitHub Knows What’s up
Data Streaming, for When Micro-batching Just Isn’t Fast Enough
Databases: What to Know about Partitioning
Kairux: Identifying and Debugging Root Causes
Etsy’s Tool for Squeezing Latency From TensorFlow Transforms