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All Aboard! Set Your Team Up for Honeycomb Success

You’ve instrumented an application with our Beeline or perhaps with OpenTelemetry, and you’ve been blown away by seeing traces of your app, or BubbleUps that point out a customer in pain. You get it! And now you want all your teammates to feel the same excitement you do, and you want your management bought in on SLOs.

Spread the Love: Appreciating Our Pollinators Community

Have you heard the buzz about observability with Honeycomb 🐝? It’s the best tool on the market for observing your systems in real time to reduce toil and delight users. But don’t listen to us, listen to our kickass community of “Pollinators”–this blog post is dedicated to them 💖

HoneyByte: Get a Taste for Sampling

Honeycomb’s event-based pricing model is pretty simple: we only care about how many events you send. For teams running workloads at scale, the question becomes: are all of my events worth keeping? How can you reduce overall event volume while maintaining fidelity? This HoneyByte is all about sampling strategies you can use to lower costs without sacrificing the value of your data.

A Next Step Beyond Test Driven Development

The most successful software development movement of my lifetime is probably test-driven development or TDD. With TDD, requirements are turned into very specific test cases, then the code is improved so the tests pass….