OpenTelemetry  

Running the OpenTelemetry Collector in Azure Container Apps

In this post, we’ll look at how to host the OpenTelemetry Collector in Azure Container Apps. There are a few gotchas with how it’s deployed,...

Debugging  

Incident Review: Working as Designed, But Still Failing

A few weeks ago, we had a couple of incidents that ended up impacting query performance and alerting via triggers and SLOs. These incidents were...

Logging   Observability  

User Tips: Sending NGINX Logs to Honeycomb

You use NGINX as a proxy for your application, and you want to leverage Honeycomb's amazing features to help make sense of the traffic data....

Connectors & Integrations   Product Updates  

Honeycomb Announces Major Updates to PagerDuty Integration

Today, we’re announcing major new updates to Honeycomb’s PagerDuty integration. These updates put more of the information you need into PagerDuty notifications and allow for...

Featured   Observability  

Authors' Cut—No More Pipeline Blues: Accelerate CI/CD with Observability

Just like any aspect of development, poor integration, invisible bottlenecks, and bugs can plague your CI/CD pipelines. And debugging them? Well, it’s complicated. To see...

Product Updates  

Feature Focus: August 2022

Feature Focus: August 2022. Here's a look at improvements we've made to Honeycomb in August, including: better filtering capabilities, derived columns editor, and a new...

Ask Miss O11y   Instrumentation  

Ask Miss O11y: How Can I Convince My Organization to Invest in Instrumenting for Observability?

"Dear Miss O11y, I’ve been following Honeycomb for a long time, and I understand where the insights from observability fit in. But larger orgs haven’t...

OpenTelemetry  

OpenTelemetry Logs, OpenTelemetry Go, and the Road Ahead

We’ve got a lot of OpenTelemetry-flavored honey to send your way, ranging from OpenTelemetry SDK distribution updates to protocol support. We now support OpenTelemetry logs,...

Observability  

Dashboards Can Be More Than Just Expensive TV

Someone once described dashboards to me as “expensive TV for software engineers.” At first, I stood there quietly shocked—dashboards had informed many root cause analyses...

Featured   Service Level Objectives  

Authors’ Cut—Actionable SLOs Based on What Matters Most

SLOs—or Service Level Objectives—can be pretty powerful. They provide a safety net that helps teams identify and fix issues before they reach unacceptable levels and...

Monitoring   OpenTelemetry  

Monitoring Unit Tests with OpenTelemetry in .NET

In this post, we’ll look at how you can use OpenTelemetry to monitor your unit tests and send that data to Honeycomb to visualize. It’s...

Software Engineering   Teams & Collaboration  

An Engineering Manager's Bill of Rights (and Responsibilities)

So many of the best and most promising managers I know have left management roles for senior IC roles since 2018, and as someone who...

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