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Handle Unruly Outliers with Log Scale Heatmaps

We often say that Honeycomb helps you find a needle in your haystack. But how exactly is that done? This post walks you through when and how to visualize your data with heatmaps, creating a log scale to surface data you might otherwise miss, and using BubbleUp to quickly discover the patterns behind why certain data points are different.

Challenges with Implementing SLOs

This is the final installment of the three-part Service Level Objectives blog series: Working Toward Service Level Objectives (SLOs), Part 1 Honeycomb SLO Now Generally Available: Success, Defined. Challenges with Implementing SLOs A few…

They Aren’t Pillars, They’re Lenses

To have Observability is to have the ability to understand your system’s internal state based on signals and externally-visible output. Honeycomb’s approach to Observability is to strive toward this: every feature of the product…

Investigating Timeouts with Tracing

Tracing is one of the key tools that Honeycomb offers to make sense of data. Over the last few weeks, we’ve made a number of improvements to our tracing interface — and, put together,…