White-box monitoring setup as a 1st class citizen in your code

White-box monitoring setup as a 1st class citizen in your code

There's an interesting trend of expanding the range of work products developers produce as the outcomes of their work. In software development prehistory it was just functional code (one that's supposed to provide business value directly). After some time automated tests have joined it - as a parallel code construct, meant to be submitted within the same commit. That was just a beginning, as the same has happened to (among others): data schema modifications (DDLs & equivalents) deployment routines (automated provisioning, configuration mgmt, etc.) infrastructure setup (infrastructure-as-code) All of these are now key code constructs (as important as functional code…

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