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Posts by Christine Yen

Featured  

How Honeycomb Is Using $50M in New Funding to Bring Observability to All

Today, we announced that Honeycomb has raised $50M in Series C funding, in a round led by Insight Partners and joined by all existing investors...

Metrics   Product Updates  

A New Approach to Metrics

Today at o11ycon+hnycon—right now, actually, if you’re reading this blog when it was posted—we’re announcing several new Honeycomb features during the keynote. Our industry and...

Featured  

Honeycomb Raises $20M to Define the Future of Observability

I'm delighted to announce that Honeycomb has raised $20M in Series B funding, led by e.ventures Growth, with participation from existing investors Scale Venture Partners,...

Culture   Featured   Observability  

Introducing our new VP Marketing, Jo Ann Sanders

On behalf of Honeycomb, I’m delighted to announce that Jo Ann Sanders has joined us as our new VP of Marketing. Jo Ann is poised...

Operations   Software Engineering  

The Future of Developer Careers

While JavaScript frameworks come and go, a change has been brewing over the last several years that will permanently change what it means to be...

Observability  

Sharing Context Across Space and Time: Honeycomb for Teams

When Charity and I started pitching Honeycomb, we had a “bit” we would do, on the importance of building for teams: I’d identify her as...

Observability  

Chad Malchow, VP Sales Joins Honeycomb

Welcome to the Hive & Observability Community. Though it may ultimately be remembered for a multitude of other things, for us at Honeycomb, 2019 was...

Monitoring   Observability  

Reflections on Monitorama 2019

This year was my third in a row attending (and now speaking at!) Monitorama. Because the organizers do a great job of turning introverts into...

Product Updates  

Orient Yourself Instantly with a New Homepage Experience

Honeycomb has always been about flexibility, power, and speed — and about working with your data in a way that other vendors say is impossible....

Dogfooding   Observability   Software Engineering  

Level Up With Derived Columns: Basic Comparisons

When we released derived columns last year, we already knew they were a powerful way to manipulate and explore data in Honeycomb, but we didn't...

Instrumentation   Observability  

Get Observability for Your Mobile Apps with Honeycomb

If you think about it, mobile apps are among the production services most in need of real observability: nearly countless hardware platforms and operating systems...

Observability   Operations   Software Engineering  

Development at Honeycomb: Crossing the Observability Bridge to Production

For years, the “DevOps” community has felt focused on one main idea: what if we pushed our ops folks to do more development? To automate...

Debugging   Observability  

Troubleshooting in Honeycomb: Choose Your Own Adventure

When debugging, there’s often not a single right answer or path to follow. More often than not, two teammates will find themselves producing two different...

Dogfooding   Metrics   Operations  

How Honeycomb Uses Honeycomb Part 8: A Bee's Life

This post continues our dogfooding series from How Honeycomb Uses Honeycomb, Part 7: Measure twice, cut once: How we made our queries 50% faster…with data....

Product Updates  

Honeycomb Meets Slack: a Love Story

Like many of you, we at Honeycomb spend lots of time in Slack. And like many of you, we find that debugging is not a...

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