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Our First Outage

Dear honeycomb users, On Saturday, Aug 19th, we experienced a service outage for all customers. This was our first-ever outage, even though we’ve had users in production for almost exactly one year, and paying…

Lies My Parents Told Me (About Logs)

Lots of us still believe some pretty silly things about logs. Most of these things used to be true! Some of them never really were. Sometimes they are “true enough” to get you a…

Is Honeycomb a monitoring tool?

You may notice that we don’t talk about “monitoring” much, and that’s because we don’t really think of monitoring as what we do, even though it kind of is. Traditional monitoring relies heavily on…

Instrumentation: A Series

Good morning! Over the next couple of weeks we are going to be hosting a series of posts here on instrumentation. It started, as most trouble does, on Twitter. pro tip: if you think…

Honeycomb FAQ in 140 Chars: Getting Started

Welcome! This will be a semi-regular series, where we answer frequently asked questions in short, digestible bites. Or if you prefer long philosophical essays about the future of observability, go here. Ten short questions…