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Category: Debugging

Debugging   Guests  

What happens when a seasoned engineer goes on vacation?

Have you ever experienced a time when someone on your team takes off to recharge or takes unplanned downtime away from work? It may feel...

Debugging   Logging   Metrics   Monitoring   Observability   Tracing  

"Hot-take" on 3 Popular Open Source Tools & The Observability Landscape

New eGuide takes a closer look at Prometheus, ELK and Jaeger: Open source tooling has its benefits. No licensing costs and you’re free to download,...

Debugging   Dogfooding   Software Engineering  

Incident Report: Running Dry on Memory Without Noticing

On November 6, 2019, we intermittently rejected 1-3% of customer telemetry data at ingest for four periods of 20 minutes each. The trigger of the...

Debugging   Instrumentation   Operations   Software Engineering  

Working On Hitting a Release Cadence? CI/CD Observability Can Help You Get There

We recently sponsored our partner CloudBees' conference DevOps World & JenkinsWorld in San Francisco and our message “Observe how Customers Experience Your Build” resonated well...

Debugging   Guests   Software Engineering  

Taming A Game-Changer: Honeycomb and GraphQL at VendHQ

This guest post is from Evan Shaw, Lead Engineer at vendhq.com. GraphQL: a game-changer GraphQL is a query language for APIs. It allows you to...

Debugging   Dogfooding  

All Together Now: Better Debugging With Multiple Visualizations

"Nines don't matter when users aren't happy" is something you may have heard a time or two from folks here at Honeycomb. We often emphasize...

Debugging   Dogfooding   Operations  

Treading in Haunted Graveyards

Part 1: CI/CD for Infrastructure as Code At Honeycomb, we've often discussed the value of making software deployments early and often, and being able to...

Debugging   Tracing  

Investigating Timeouts with Tracing

Tracing is one of the key tools that Honeycomb offers to make sense of data. Over the last few weeks, we've made a number of...

Databases   Debugging   Dogfooding  

Stop Your Database From Hating You With This One Weird Trick

Let's not bury the lede here: we use Observability-Driven Development at Honeycomb to identify and prevent DB load issues. Like every online service, we experience...

Debugging   Dogfooding   Operations   Software Engineering  

A New Bee's First Oncall

I'm Honeycomb's newest engineer, now on my eighth week at Honeycomb. Excitingly, I did my first week of oncall two weeks ago! Almost every engineer...

Debugging   Software Engineering  

Coding with Confidence - CloudBees + Honeycomb

DevOps, Observability, Continuous Delivery, Test in Production, Chaos Engineering, and Software Ownership are all major themes in software development today, but why? In an ideal...

Debugging   Dogfooding   Instrumentation  

How Honeycomb Uses Honeycomb, Part 9: Tracing The Query Path

This post continues our long-running dogfooding series from How Honeycomb Uses Honeycomb Part 8: A Bee’s Life. To understand how Honeycomb uses Honeycomb at a high...

Debugging   Product Updates  

Get deeper insights with Honeycomb Tracing

We're excited to introduce Honeycomb Tracing! Now, you can both: Visualize individual traces to deeply understand request execution, and Break down, filter, and aggregate trace...

Connectors & Integrations   Debugging   Logging   Observability   Product Updates  

Honeycomb goes Serverless: Send your app data without running agents

Serverless apps are growing in popularity, thanks to tools like AWS API Gateway and Lambda, and a growing number of powerful frameworks that simplify development...

Debugging   Observability  

Honeycombers at Influx Days (a late-ish report)

I finally got a chance to sit down and watch Emily and Christine’s talks from last November’s InfluxDays and right off the bat I have...

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