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Posts by Eben Freeman

Debugging   Dogfooding   Instrumentation  

How Honeycomb Uses Honeycomb, Part 9: Tracing The Query Path

This post continues our long-running dogfooding series from How Honeycomb Uses Honeycomb Part 8: A Bee’s Life. To understand how Honeycomb uses Honeycomb at a high...

Debugging   Product Updates  

Get deeper insights with Honeycomb Tracing

We're excited to introduce Honeycomb Tracing! Now, you can both: Visualize individual traces to deeply understand request execution, and Break down, filter, and aggregate trace...

Connectors & Integrations   Product Updates  

New Honeycomb Integrations for PostgreSQL

We’re excited to announce that you can now use honeytail and rdslogs to send your Postgres query logs to Honeycomb. Honeycomb helps you answer the...

Events   Instrumentation   Logging   Observability  

You Could Have Invented Structured Logging

Sometimes we hear from folks who are a little bit intimidated by the notion of structured logging. Some common issues: There’s no approachable library for...

Connectors & Integrations   Observability  

Istio, Envoy and Honeycomb

Here at the hive, we’re exceedingly excited about the emerging future of the “service mesh”. Deploy a sidecar proxy such as Envoy in your infrastructure,...

Connectors & Integrations   Product Updates  

Honeycomb <3 Kubernetes Observability

Introducing the Honeycomb Kubernetes Agent and ksonnet integration We’re excited to release the Honeycomb Kubernetes Agent. The agent provides a flexible way to aggregate, structure,...

Product Updates  

Introducing Derived Columns

We’re excited to introduce derived columns! Derived columns let you run queries based on the value of an expression that’s computed from the columns in...

Instrumentation  

Event-Driven Instrumentation in Go is Easy and Fun

One of many things I like about Go is how easy it is to instrument code. The built-in expvar package and third-party libraries such as...

Connectors & Integrations   Databases   Product Updates  

Introducing Honeycomb's TCP Agent for MongoDB

We’re excited to release honeycomb-tcpagent, an efficient way to get query-level visibility into your MongoDB deployment. honeycomb-tcpagent parses TCP traffic between MongoDB clients and servers,...