Marathon

A recap of my marathon experience.

Austin Burnett

10 minute read

It started back in April 2017. While running the Cap 10k, I experienced the “runner’s high” that is so often referenced. Upon finishing, I was ready for the next race. Unfortunately in Texas, April is typically the last month of enjoyable outdoor activity as May brings hotter temperatures transitioning into the Summer months. With no races ahead of me, I started to do some research. I stumbled upon the Austin Runner’s Club Distance Challenge - a series of 5 races designed…

Go Memory Profiling Gotcha

Some quick gotchas for memory profiling in Go.

Austin Burnett

5 minute read

The holidays are typically a great time to experiment, learn new things, and try to contribute back to your team. This year, I attempted to understand better how one of our command-line tools for Hipchat Data Center performs. While being feature complete, we wanted to better understand its resource consumption. Having heard so much about Go’s builtin performance tooling, I was excited to learn more and hopefully glean some valuable information to confirm assumptions and start brainstorming…