DevToolsDigest: Oct 21st, 2021
This week's digest includes news and resources from CockroachDB, Honeycomb, NewRelic, and more.

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The Week in Developer Tools
Transparent incident reports and a good incident-handling strategy can inject much-needed realism into the development process. It’s hard to brush aside incidents that have caused specific damage, indeed these incidents are often powerful ways to make cases for work that would otherwise be delayed indefinitely.
 A CockroachDB Serverless database in many ways looks like a single Postgres instance, but it is really a resilient, multi-tenant distributed system built from the ground up to take full advantage of the resources available in the cloud. It gives you instant access to a horizontally scalable relational database that you can spin up in seconds.
Industry Research
The unrelenting pace of breach attempts and cyberattacks continues to accelerate, making zero trust-based adoption increasingly urgent for enterprises, according to a recent survey of cybersecurity professionals.
Companies that incorporate the open-source principles of collaboration and transparency into their business model and company culture will realize benefits in efficiency, hiring and retention, and trust within the marketplace. Those that do not will increasingly be left behind.
Developer Venture News
Honeycomb, used by developers at companies such as Stripe, Slack, Heroku, and LaunchDarkly, has raised a $50 million Series C. Honeycomb helps enterprises troubleshoot their cloud apps and systems, enabling them to respond quickly to incidents or performance issues, while also figuring out whether a problem lies in their code or their infrastructure.
NewRelic, the observability platform, has acquired CodeStream, an application that works within integrated developer environments to let developers write related notes to each other alongside the code itself. The deal underscores a few trends in the world of DevOps.
From the Heavybit Library
Developer startup founders making a move up-market into the enterprise face an all-new set of business challenges that require them to bolster or reshape their leadership teams. In this Speaker Series fireside, Intercom CRO Leandra Fishman and Replicated CRO Dustin Dean offer an insider's look at what it takes to be a successful CRO.