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Posts by Nathan LeClaire

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Uniting Tracing and Logs With OpenTelemetry Span Events

The current landscape of what our customers are dealing with in monitoring and observability can be a bit of a mess. For one thing, there...

Debugging   Logging   Metrics   Monitoring   Observability   Tracing  

"Hot-take" on 3 Popular Open Source Tools & The Observability Landscape

New eGuide takes a closer look at Prometheus, ELK and Jaeger: Open source tooling has its benefits. No licensing costs and you’re free to download,...

Dogfooding   Observability   Tracing  

Tracing and Observability for Background Jobs

Illuminating the under-loved with Honeycomb Most modern web apps end up sprouting some subset of tasks that happen in the “background”, i.e., when a user...

Events   Logging   Metrics   Observability   Tracing  

Metric Analysis, Application Performance Monitoring, and Log Management: Where Does Honeycomb Fit In?

If you’re involved in improving the performance of your application, you’ve probably heard about application performance monitoring (APM), metric analysis, and log management. But you...

Connectors & Integrations   Product Updates  

Support for AWS Application Load Balancer in the Honeycomb AWS Bundle

When we announced support for ingesting AWS Elastic Load Balancer access logs to Honeycomb, one of the first follow-up requests was for us to add support for...

Instrumentation   Observability   Product Updates  

Announcing the Honeycomb Examples Repository

Learn By Example Honeycomb is next generation DevOps observability and debugging. It’s incredibly flexible and there’s a lot to learn, so getting started sending data...

Connectors & Integrations   Product Updates  

Live on the Edge with Honeycomb and CloudFront

Here at Honeycomb, we know that you can get big benefits quickly by starting with observability at the edge. No, not that Edge. The other...

Observability   Product Updates   Sampling  

System Debug Like a Pro with Smart Sampling

The Addiction to Data Collection Like many developers in today’s Brave New Distributed World, I’ve started to develop an addiction lately: I’m addicted to data....

Connectors & Integrations   Observability   Product Updates  

Using the Golang Pprof Web UI to Debug Memory Usage

Golang as an Observability Tool Go, for good reason, has become an incredibly popular language for everything from web applications to DevOps tools. We lean...

Connectors & Integrations   Product Updates  

Announcing the Honeycomb AWS Elastic Load Balancer Integration

In the modern DevOps / SRE world, one of the most important things to get a clear picture of is what’s happening in between your...

Observability   Product Updates  

Introducing the New Honeycomb Quick Start

Today we are pleased to announce the release of the new Honeycomb Quick Start to help you in your quest to become an observability master....