Speeding Things Up So Your Queries Can Bee Faster

Speeding Things Up So Your Queries Can Bee Faster
Honeycomb strives to be a fast, efficient tool; our storage back-end satisfies the median customer query in 250ms (and the P90 in 1.3 seconds). Still, every system has its limits, and customers with large datasets know that querying over a long time range, grouping by high-cardinality columns, building complex derived columns, and throwing a quantile […]

There And Back Again: A Honeycomb Tracing Story

There And Back Again: A Honeycomb Tracing Story
In our previous post about Honeycomb Tracing, we used tracing to better understand Honeycomb’s own query path. When doing this kind of investigation, you typically have to go back and forth, zooming out and back in again, between your analytics tool and your tracing tool, often losing context in the process. To avoid this annoying and […]

Build and Run a Honeycomb Query right from your URL bar with Query Template Links

Build and Run a Honeycomb Query right from your URL bar with Query Template Links
Whenever you run a Honeycomb query, you’re directed to the permalink for the results. Returning to this URL always supplies the same data without re-running the query, which is important when sharing links to make sure that everybody is looking at the same thing. However, there may be cases where you want a link not […]