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  

Discovering and Exploring Web Latency Spikes

Last week, I got a signup invite for Honeycomb. My consulting business has a website management platform with modest but steady traffic, about 30k req/day....

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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