Operations and infrastructure teams are demanding more of their observability solutions to stay ahead of the ongoing data sprawl.
In response, Chronosphere Inc. has made key improvements to its cloud-native observability platform through feature additions — in the areas of efficacy, scalability and end-user simplicity.
“Our product announcement this time is a pretty big refresh of a lot of features in our platform,” said Martin Mao (pictured, left), co-founder and chief executive officer of Chronosphere. “And it actually tackles all three of these particular components.”
Mao and Jeff Cobb (pictured, right), head of product at Chronosphere, spoke with theCUBE industry analysts John Furrier and Savannah Peterson at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon NA 2022, during an exclusive broadcast on theCUBE, SiliconANGLE Media’s livestreaming studio. They discussed the work being done to improve Chronoshphere’s platform and the value expected from the new launch. (* Disclosure below.)
Getting observability right
Chronosphere raised a bumper $200M in its Series-C funding round last year, led by General Atlantic Service Company L.P. And, as expected, a large part of that windfall has gone to research and development to advance a platform that’s already a staple in its niche.
“A lot of what we do is help you understand the utility of the telemetry so that you can optimize for keeping, storing and paying for the data that’s actually helpful as opposed to the stuff that isn’t,” Cobb explained.
A major shift that cloud-native, software-as-a-service tools must account for is the changing developer personas, according to Mao. Gone are the days where IT operations teams were in charge of managing app deployments, as developers nowadays have to oversee their code in production.
“We’ve built a feature, we call it Collections, that’s about putting you in the right context and connecting you into the piece of the system where the problem is to orient you and to get you started,” Cobb added. “So, instead of wading through hundreds of millions of things, you’re wading through the stuff that’s in the immediate neighborhood of where the problem is.”
Here’s the complete video interview, part of SiliconANGLE’s and theCUBE’s coverage of the KubeCon + CloudNativeCon NA 2022 event:
(* Disclosure: Chronosphere Inc. sponsored this segment of theCUBE. Neither Chronosphere nor other sponsors have editorial control over content on theCUBE or SiliconANGLE.)