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Observability: The 5-Year Retrospective

Two years ago, I wrote a long retrospective of observability for its third anniversary. It includes a history of instrumentation and telemetry, a detailed explanation of the technical spec, and why the whole “three pillars” thing…

The State of Observability in 2021

Observability adoption has increased as more companies seek to understand how their applications behave in production and quickly identify and resolve problems. Our second annual observability maturity report is the first that shows a…

On Not Being a Cog in the Machine

This is my first week here as the first dedicated SRE for Honeycomb, and in a welcoming gesture, I was asked if I wanted to write a blog post about my first impressions and…