Posts By Fred Hebert

Data Availability Isn’t Observability

But it’s better than nothing… Most of the industry is racing to adopt better observability practices, and they’re discovering lots of power in being able to see and measure what their systems are doing….

Kafka Migration and Lessons Learned

Over the last few months, Honeycomb’s platform team migrated to a new iteration of our ingest pipeline for customer events. Our migration to this newer architecture did not go too smoothly, as can be…

On Not Being a Cog in the Machine

This is my first week here as the first dedicated SRE for Honeycomb, and in a welcoming gesture, I was asked if I wanted to write a blog post about my first impressions and…