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Category: Events

Events   Instrumentation   Logging   Observability  

How to Use NLog for Structured Logging

We’re grateful for this guest post from Tim Wilde! You can find the source code for the examples he uses in his github repo. Strings...

Events   Metrics  

The Price is Right

Here at the hive, we’re working on something that isn’t code or new features(!), but is a big part of our business notwithstanding: figuring out...

Events   Instrumentation   Observability  

Best Practices for Observability

Observability has been getting a lot of attention recently. What started out as a fairly obscure technical term, dragged from the dusty annals of control...

Events   Instrumentation   Logging   Observability  

You Could Have Invented Structured Logging

Sometimes we hear from folks who are a little bit intimidated by the notion of structured logging. Some common issues: There’s no approachable library for...

Events   Observability  

Event Foo: What Should I Add to an Event?

When we’re talking with people about how they should start using Honeycomb, many ask for guidance about what should go into an event. Though there...

Events   Instrumentation   Observability   Software Engineering  

Event Foo: Building Better Events

This post from new Honeycomber Rachel Perkins is the seventh in our series on the how, why, and what of events. An event is a...

Events   Observability  

Event Foo: Moar Context Better Events

This guest post from Mark McBride of Turbine Labs is the fifth in our series on the how, why, and what of events. As a...

Events   Observability  

Event Foo: Designing for Results

This guest post from Matt Klein of Lyft is the fourth in our series on the how, why, and what of events. Event based tracing,...

Events   Observability  

Event Foo: Constructing a Coherent Narrative

This guest post from Colin Curtin of Good Eggs is the third in our series on the how, why, and what of events. On Event...

Debugging   Events   Observability  

Event Foo: A Series of Unfortunate/Incredible Events

Good technical intuition is one of the things that defines a good senior engineer. And unpacking that intuition is the most valuable teaching tool. By...

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