Operations  

Part 3/5: Dear Operations Engineers

It’s time to shrug off the last vestiges of that martyr complex we’ve been trudging around with since the bad old days of the BOFH....

Observability   Software Engineering  

Part 2/5: Dear Software Engineers

Observability is not a thing for operations or some other team to care about. Software engineers, you are increasingly the primary owners of your own...

Observability  

Part 1/5: Asking Better Questions

Any mature production system is likely to have hundreds of thousands if not millions of metrics, most of which never get looked at by a...

Connectors & Integrations   Observability  

Why Honeycomb? Black Swans, Unknown-Unknowns, and the Glorious Future of Doom

Hello friends! We need to talk – about Honeycomb, you, and the future. We’ve built this thing to help ourselves and one another deal with...

Connectors & Integrations   Product Updates  

Enriching Nginx Logs with request_time, Server Data, and Other Goodies

How can you make your nginx logs more awesome? Nginx has some fantastic data hiding in its log_format spec, but oddly enough, most of it...

Connectors & Integrations  

Guest Post: Web Latency Spikes

Intro: Our friend Issac Kelly has been working part time with us on marketing and copy. The first thing he did was set up Honeycomb...

Connectors & Integrations   Product Updates  

Honeycomb's Open Source Connectors

We’re happy to announce 3 open sourced components to help you get your data into Honeycomb - 2 libraries and a log tailing utility. We...

Connectors & Integrations   Databases   Dogfooding   Operations  

How Honeycomb Uses Honeycomb, Part 1: The Long Tail

This post is the first in our series of “dogfooding” posts. At Honeycomb, we dogfood everything: we try to solve all our own problems using...

News & Announcements  

Welcome to Honeycomb

Hello friends! It’s been about seven months since our first day of work, when we first said “hi” and asked for your feedback. We now...

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