Announcing Skylight 4.0: Now with Background Jobs!

Skylight’s new Background Jobs feature helps you discover and correct hidden performance issues in your Sidekiq, Delayed::Job, and ActiveJob queues. Now available with the 4.0 Skylight agent.… »

The Lifecycle of a Request

This post is a write-up of the talk we gave at RailsConf 2019. You can find the slides here. Most Rails developers should be pretty familiar with this work flow: open up a controller file in your editor, write some Ruby code inside an action method, visit that URL from… »

November Outage Post-Mortem

For the last couple of months, we have been investing in improving our operations and infrastructure here at Skylight. As our efforts begin to bear fruit, we have had a pretty good run without major incidents – until last week where we were hit by one of the biggest outages in… »

Skylight Trends Reports, Now Outside of Your Inbox!

Skylight’s latest update to Trends allows users to easily view & navigate through their historical trends data from within the Skylight UI. Seasoned Skylight users know that there is something special about opening up your email inbox on Monday mornings: why, getting to read your Skylight trends report, of… »

Enabling Skylight in Multiple Environments Just Got A Whole Lot Easier!

Skylight’s new Environments feature allows users to easily enable Skylight’s smart performance profiling in multiple environments and effortlessly navigate between an app’s environments in the Skylight UI. Now available with the 3.0.0 agent. By default, the Skylight agent only enables itself in the production environment.… »