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CEO Insights: Are your customers paying more for less?


Flattening all available features into a single-tier places emphasizes on the core value of your cloud-based solution. This makes it easier for customers to use your solution, increases usage, and improves the long-term growth of your business.

Controlling Airbrake Error Volumes with Usage Caps & Filters


Customers often ask how they can more finitely control the number of errors they receive during a given billing cycle.These requests generally originate from a need for flexibility and cost management.

Airbrake Introduces On-Demand Errors


A cheaper, easier way to catch every error in your app Today we are very pleased to announce Airbrake “On-Demand” pricing for error monitoring. Beginning October 1st, Airbrake customers will…

Announcing Single Sign-on for All Paid Airbrake Plans


Recently Airbrake announced the availability of SAML Single Sign-on for large teams. Since that announcement, we have received a number of customer requests to make this feature available for smaller teams as…

With a Little Help From My Trends


You may already be familiar with Airbrake email digests which give you a snapshot of what happened to your application’s health over the past week. Expanding on the week-to-week changes shown in…

Airbrake Raises $11 Million from Elsewhere Partners


Airbrake raised $11M because our new investors are excited about the error and performance monitoring market. This means more money and resources to develop useful and new Airbrake features.

Announcing Single Sign-on for Large Teams


Got a large team and need the highest security? Airbrake’s newest feature addition got you covered. That’s right, the latest feature horse in the Airbrake stable is Single Sign-on for…

Performance Monitoring Now Tracks Background Jobs


Now Airbrake Performance Monitoring automatically tracks your app’s background jobs. That’s right! Get direct insight into failure rates and durations all on your Performance dashboard. Correlate errors, performance issues, and…

Express.js Joins the Airbrake Performance Monitoring Club


We’ve brought our simple, developer-focused Performance Monitoring to Rails, Go, Django, and Flask recently. Now we’re giving our supported languages a new member of the family: Node.js! (Specifically the Express.js framework)

Introducing Go, Django, & Flask Performance Monitoring


Airbrake Performance Monitoring was created to be an uncomplicated, highly usable tool that helps developers catch performance problems quickly and fix them easily. Because we have so many Rails developers…

Digging Deeper into Databases


Airbrake Performance Monitoring gives you a broad view of real application quality while allowing you to drill down into what causes slowdowns to fix performance issues fast. Super important to…

Java Exception Handling – ArrayStoreException


Making our way through our detailed Java Exception Handling series, today we’ll be examining the ArrayStoreException. The ArrayStoreException is thrown when an attempt is made to add an object of…

Python Exception Handling – NotImplementedError

Today, we’re making our way through our in-depth Python Exception Handling series, and we’ll dive into the NotImplementedError in Python. The NotImplementedError is commonly raised when an abstract method is not implemented in a derived class. Throughout this post, we’ll examine the NotImplementedError in more detail, starting with where it sits in the larger Python…

Python Exception Handling – ValueError

Python is smart–smart enough to know when code is attempting to assign the wrong value to an object. That’s when you might see the ValueError in Python. Throughout this blog post, we’ll go into detail about where this error sits in the Python Exception Class Hierarchy, what it looks like, how it differs from a…

Go 1.17: A Few Golang Error Updates

Golang recently introduced their Go 1.17, which implements several changes to toolchain, runtime, and libraries. Instead of relaying every single change in the Golang 1.17 release, we wanted to highlight some changes that will impact the Golang errors you receive within your application.  Without further ado, here is a quick list of Golang changes to…

How To Use Node.js Profiling

What is Node.js Profiling  Node.js profiling allows you to use the profiler already available to you (–prof) through the Node.js program and discover performance-related issues within your application. With this profiler, you’ll be able to delve into the performance of your application and find what’s causing bottlenecks.  Common performance concerns include:  1.     Memory issues …

O11Y: Observability Best Practices for Developers

Without observability, also known as o11y, into your application can be stressful. And definitely contributes to fear of deployments.   Yet, we hear that lots of developers have poor visibility into production. With poor visibility, developers are unable to see:  Where code is running Errors within code What users are experiencing  … unless they go…

Tackle Latent Errors and Dark Debt With Error Monitoring

No matter how well tested and thought through, changes to code can cause failure—a common reason for this: latent errors and dark debt. When pushing new code, we can only do so much testing. And, unfortunately, we can never fully mirror production. Unlike test environments, production is performed on a larger scale and has:   Real…


Introduction  If you see the Node.js HTTP error, ERR_HTTP_HEADERS_SENT, there’s likely an issue with the response within your code. Your server may be trying several times to reach a client and failing because it can’t find the header.  The fix for this tends to be fairly simple. Throughout this article, we’ll go over where this…

Balancing Speed and Reliability With Error Budgets

– Wasn’t this code tested? – Yes, it was, but…  – Well, going forward, we need to focus on quality <crickets>  I think every engineering team has had a conversation similar to this. It inevitably happens on the journey of continuous delivery. It’s the definitive end of the DevOps honeymoon, where speed is put head-to-head…

CLI: A Faster Way to Use Airbrake

At Airbrake, we’re all about finding ways to make it faster and easier to use Airbrake Error Monitoring and Performance Monitoring. To that end, our developers have created the Airbrake Command Line Interface (CLI). With the CLI, Airbrake users can set up new projects with Airbrake and interact with the Airbrake API conveniently from the…

New Ways to Get Airbrake for Less

Airbrake Lowers Prices Again In the past year, Airbrake has come up with multiple ways to catch errors and monitor your applications’ performance more cost-effectively than ever.  Here are a few examples: Last spring, we launched our Dev Tier, the first full-featured free error monitoring development tool for applications that are just getting up and…

“Airbrake has been a critical member of every team I've worked with. It allows us to identify and resolve issues before customers are affected.”


“Airbrake has such an intuitive experience for debugging that it enabled a significantly faster triage process. For a recent issue, I started reading through the git diff (~1000 lines) and spotted the bug within a minute or two. The fix was deployed moments later. All in all it took just 30 minutes from error detection to deployed fix.”

- EatSafeCode

“Airbrake is easy to set up, and the backtrace and environment tabs are particularly useful, as well as the integration with deploys.”

- HotelTonight