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Posts by Deirdre Mahon

Customer Stories   Observability   Software Engineering  

Bees Working Together: How ecobee’s Engineers Adopted Honeycomb

At ecobee, adopting Honeycomb started as a grassroots effort. Engineers signed up for the free tier and quickly started sharing insights with teammates. When it...

Customer Stories   Instrumentation   Observability  

Logging tool no more: Observability sheds light on Dark’s business growth and helps their customers scale

Dark is a programming language and platform that enables building serverless backends. There’s no infra, framework or deployment nightmares. It’s a new paradigm in software...

Observability   Software Engineering  

Observability: 80% Practicing in the Next 2 Years

Observability is more than tooling. Of course having the right tools in place so you can ask arbitrary questions about your environment, without having to...

Debugging   Guests  

What happens when a seasoned engineer goes on vacation?

Have you ever experienced a time when someone on your team takes off to recharge or takes unplanned downtime away from work? It may feel...

Guests   Observability   Software Engineering  

Bring Test Engineering into your DevOps practice

What do a test engineer and a DevOps or SRE team member have in common? The reality is that different teams need to proactively understand...

Culture  

Why I'm Grateful For Our Observability Community

It’s that season, when we take time to consider what we're grateful for and extend thanks to those we value and the experiences we treasure....

Debugging   Instrumentation   Operations   Software Engineering  

Working On Hitting a Release Cadence? CI/CD Observability Can Help You Get There

We recently sponsored our partner CloudBees' conference DevOps World & JenkinsWorld in San Francisco and our message “Observe how Customers Experience Your Build” resonated well...

Dogfooding   Operations   Software Engineering  

Never Alone On Call

Does your organization have an on-call rotation? Several members of the Honeycomb engineering team recently hosted a live webcast about why they never feel alone...

Observability   Software Engineering  

Velocity (& Reliability) - Two must-haves for every software engineering team

(Field notes from O’Reilly’s Velocity 2019 Show, San Jose.) It was steamy hot in San Jose during O’Reilly’s Velocity show and the normally frigid AC...

Product Updates  

Honeycomb’s New APM Capabilities Give Engineering & DevOps Superior Production Insights and Faster Incident Resolution

PRESS RELEASE: Read on PRNewswire Modern Dev and SRE teams gain efficiencies for proactive and collaborative debugging as software updates deploy SAN FRANCISCO, May 29,...

News & Announcements  

Observations from SRECon Americas, Brooklyn, NY - March 2019

"We can know one thing: shit's gonna fail." Last week we participated in SRECon Americas, held across three days of intensive learning with practitioner talks,...