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Michael Hedgpeth
Michael Hedgpeth

Michael works and lives in Boulder, CO where he bikes to work every day and focuses on how to make Splunk's products help engineers, support, and operations observe the state of Splunk's Cloud product. He and his wife are both in tech and try to not talk about their jobs at dinner.

They have three boys, two of whom are in high school and the third in middle school. He secretly hopes that the boys go to University of Colorado, Boulder so they can be close. When not biking around Boulder, Michael likes to play music, hike, and ski in the winter, and is also learning French.

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Logs vs Metrics: Pros, Cons & When to Use Which

In the metrics vs logs debate, we come down firmly in the “use both, smartly” camp. See how logs and metrics create a complementary observability foundation.