Instrumentation   Observability  

Datasets, Traces, and Spans—Oh My!

By giving an overview into datasets, traces, and spans, you’ll get a peek behind the curtain into how Honeycomb facilitates observability in the hopes of...

OpenTelemetry   Tutorials  

A to Z With Observability and OpenTelemetry

“How do I get started on instrumentation with OpenTelemetry, while also following best practices for the long-term?” This article is all about taking you from...

Best Practices   Observability  

What Are Some Useful Things to Look for Right Away When You Get Data into Honeycomb?

Here's what some of our customers had to say about Honeycomb features that they found value in right away....

Conferences & Meetups   Observability  

Top Takeaways from Monitorama 2022

Two of our folks went to Monitorama 2022, and they gleaned a few pearls of wisdom they'd love to share with you, including an unexpected,...

Culture   Service Level Objectives  

On Counting Alerts

A while ago, I wrote about how we track on-call health, and I heard from various people about how “expecting to be woken up” can...

Debugging   Tracing  

We Learn Systems by Changing Them

In the social world, there is no outside: we participate in the systems we study. I’ve noticed this in code: when I come to an...

Featured  

How to Save on Monitoring Costs by Using Honeycomb

Are you overspending on monitoring and APM tools? Forrester’s Total Economic Impact analysis of Honeycomb identified significant ROI in customers using us to reduce spend...

Featured   Observability  

Authors’ Cut—How Observability Differs from Traditional Monitoring

In this webinar based on our O'Reilly book, we go over the difference between observability and monitoring - and when to use which....

Service Level Objectives   Software Engineering  

Exploring AWS Costs Beyond the Service Level

This post will talk about using a derived column to directly connect individual customer experiences to the cost of providing that service with AWS Lambda....

Instrumentation   Observability  

Webinar Recap: How to Avoid Being On Call With Under-Instrumented Tools

"It's expensive. It's difficult. Our APM works just fine." The three myths of observability can lead to being on call with under-instrumented tools. That's exactly...

Logging   Observability  

Ingesting HTTP Access Logs from AppService

Debugging application performance in Azure AppService is something that’s quite difficult using Azure’s built-in services (like Application Insights). Among some of the issues are visualizations,...

Observability  

Honeycomb Supports Service Ownership

The software industry is moving toward teams that own the services they build. This concept encloses principles and possibilities from movements toward microservices, DevOps, Agile,...

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