Kloudless announces Bluebeam integration

When it comes to companies that need access to a multitude of files and documents across all available cloud file storage options, few surpass those in the construction business. From initial blueprints and submittals, to RFIs and photos; document creation and transferral is the backbone of the construction industry. Hanley Wood, an analytics-driven and construction-focused … Continue reading Kloudless announces Bluebeam integration

Comparing the Slack Discovery API with the Web API

Slack includes multiple APIs to access different types of content within various editions of Slack. For example, in addition to the general workspace-based Web API, Slack also has a separate set of Discovery and Audit APIs to work with Slack Enterprise. In this article, we'll explore some of the differences in the capabilities of these … Continue reading Comparing the Slack Discovery API with the Web API

Monitoring PostgreSQL with Telegraf, InfluxDB, and Grafana

Kloudless uses Telegraf and InfluxDB for our system and application metrics as well as Grafana for visualizations and alerting. Telegraf allows us great flexibility in terms of data sources. It supports everything from the StatsD wire-protocol to custom shell scripts and database queries. Together, these tools form InfluxData's TICK stack. For context, Kloudless provides an … Continue reading Monitoring PostgreSQL with Telegraf, InfluxDB, and Grafana

Come for the Challenge, Stay for the People: Why You Should Join Kloudless.

Why would you leave your stable job at an established company to join a startup?! There are several common reasons why people do this: personal growth, flexible work hours, new challenges, seeing your work make an immediate impact, etc. At Kloudless, we think there are four unique reasons why you should join us: We're humble … Continue reading Come for the Challenge, Stay for the People: Why You Should Join Kloudless.

Building something special: Kloudless announces construction connector integrations.

Kloudless is proud to announce the release of their new construction connector package which features connectivity to four of the most powerful and heavily-used tools in the construction software sector. As of right now, developers can implement connections to Bluebeam, PlanGrid, Procore and Autodesk through Kloudless' powerful unified storage API. The construction industry, more than … Continue reading Building something special: Kloudless announces construction connector integrations.

Working with Dropbox namespaces

A Dropbox namespace is a collection of files and folders that are within a single shared folder, team folder, or app folder, or within a team’s root folder or a user’s home folder. Namespaces provide the ability to access these types of folders and their contents without having to specify the entire path the folder … Continue reading Working with Dropbox namespaces

Logging HTTP request metadata with Nginx, Lua, Logstash and Elasticsearch

Introduction This blog post shows how to use Nginx, Lua, Logstash and Elasticsearch to log, store, and analyze HTTP request and response metadata. The metadata can either be generated by Nginx or by any upstream service that Nginx proxies to. For example, the metadata could be the request time, response size, or any information the … Continue reading Logging HTTP request metadata with Nginx, Lua, Logstash and Elasticsearch

Size Doesn’t Matter: Why I Moved From Big Company to Small Startup with David Yu, Director of Engineering (Part 2)

In the first part of our interview with David Yu, he spoke about his decision to leave a large, established company and the process he went through to join Kloudless. In Part 2, David highlights work culture, management, and other challenges as he transitions from big company to small startup. What do you like most … Continue reading Size Doesn’t Matter: Why I Moved From Big Company to Small Startup with David Yu, Director of Engineering (Part 2)

Kloudless announces Autodesk integration

When it comes to companies that need access to a multitude of files and documents across all available cloud file storage options, few surpass those in the construction business. From initial blueprints and submittals, to RFIs and photos; document creation and transferral is the backbone of the construction industry. Hanley Wood, an analytics-driven and construction-focused … Continue reading Kloudless announces Autodesk integration

Five Hidden Obstacles with the Salesforce Streaming API

Introduction A previous blog post of ours provided a brief overview of the different options available for Salesforce events. Today, we’ll look at some hidden obstacles developers encounter when designing a solution that uses the Salesforce Streaming API, as well as just with Salesforce's APIs in general. 1. Rate Limits We start with what seems … Continue reading Five Hidden Obstacles with the Salesforce Streaming API