DevToolsDigest: November 12th, 2020
This digest includes news and resources from AWS, InfluxData, ReadMe, Greylock Partners, Tailscale, and more.

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The Week in Developer Tools
Lambda Extensions are a new way for monitoring, observability, security, and governance tools to easily integrate with AWS Lambda. Now you can use extensions to send logs to Coralogix, Datadog, Honeycomb, Lumigo, New Relic, and Sumo Logic.
Developers can now ingest, query, store and visualize time series data in a single unified platform, leverage new tools and integrations, and use familiar skills — making it faster and easier than ever to develop and deploy modern time-based applications.
For large companies with many people updating documentation at once, making sure all content is approved, previewed, and published at the same time is key. Now customers on their highest plan that want more control over how and when content goes live can make changes in a staging environment, and release only when everything is perfect.
Industry Research
Strong public market debuts in the midst of the economic chaos that has defined 2020 demonstrates a collective maturation – and expansion – of the cloud and developer infrastructure ecosystem. Moreover, their success shows that Wall Street and public market investors are recognizing the true value of tech and SaaS business models, underscoring that the new moats of business defensibility is inherently scalable even at the worst of times.
PostgreSQL, also known as Postgres, is a free and open-source relational database management system emphasizing extensibility and SQL compliance. Check out this interactive visualization of PostgreSQL internals, functions and stats by Alexey Lesovsky. 
Developer Venture News
If you’ve been working remotely lately, you may have noticed that a traditional VPN setup doesn’t scale well. Tailscale is trying to modernize the corporate VPN. It starts with a different VPN protocol, WireGuard, a lightweight VPN protocol that relies on a combination of public and private keys to establish an encrypted tunnel between two clients.
Founded in 2019, Hopin offers an all-in-one live online events platform designed to connect distributed communities. The company’s platform differs from other videoconferencing services in that it’s designed from the ground up to provide support for conferences, including the management of stages, networking, breakout sessions, sponsors, tickets and analytics.
From The Heavybit Library
Back in March, remote work seemed like a temporary and short-term adjustment for many. But as we draw closer to 2021 and the upcoming winter months, the shift continues to be uncertain and a lot harder than any of us could have imagined earlier this year.
During a recent Speaker Series, the founders of Segment, Honeycomb, and Radar discussed how founders who identify more with technical users than procurement teams, can make the transition to enterprise sales. If you’ve already watched the panel, read on to learn more as they respond to some questions from the audience.