Software Engineering

Heatmaps Make Analysis Better, or: The Core Analysis Loop

Heatmaps Make Analysis Better, or: The Core Analysis Loop
In this blog miniseries, I’m talking about how to think about doing data analysis, the Honeycomb way. In Part I, I talked about how heatmaps help us understand how data analysis works. In Part II, I’d like to broaden the perspective to include the subject of actually analyzing data. Let’s talk a little more about […]

How Honeycomb Has Changed the Way Travis CI Operates Their Business

How Honeycomb Has Changed the Way Travis CI Operates Their Business
This delightful guest post by Igor Wiedler was originally published on Travis CI’s blog.  At Travis CI, we run over 3 million builds per week across three cloud providers with vastly different operating systems and execution environments. Debugging a customer’s build, investigating a service degradation or outage, or prioritizing our engineering work was difficult without […]

Heatmaps Make Ops Better

Heatmaps Make Ops Better
In this blog miniseries, I’d like to talk about how to think about doing data analysis “the Honeycomb way.”  Welcome to part 1, where I cover what a heatmap is—and how using them can really level up your ability to understand what’s going on with distributed software. Heatmaps are a vital tool for software owners: […]
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