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Category: Logging

Logging   Observability  

User Tips: Sending NGINX Logs to Honeycomb

You use NGINX as a proxy for your application, and you want to leverage Honeycomb's amazing features to help make sense of the traffic data....

Logging   Observability  

Ingesting HTTP Access Logs from AppService

Debugging application performance in Azure AppService is something that’s quite difficult using Azure’s built-in services (like Application Insights). Among some of the issues are visualizations,...

Connectors & Integrations   Logging   Operations  

Announcing Honeycomb’s extension for the AWS Lambda Runtime Logs API

The AWS Lambda Runtime Logs API is a new way to easily send logs from AWS Lambda functions directly to your destination of choice. Using...

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,...

Logging   Observability   Software Engineering  

The Path from Unstructured Logs to Observability

Are you starting out on your journey toward observability? Do you have a mandate from management, or are you a lone warrior in the matrix?...

Dogfooding   Logging   Operations  

Understand Your AWS Cost & Usage with Honeycomb

AWS bills are notoriously complicated, and the Amazon Cost Explorer doesn’t always make it easy to understand exactly where your money is going. When we...

Logging   Tracing  

The True Cost of “Search-First” Problem-solving on Your Production Systems

The search-first problem-solving approach—meaning “open up the log search tool” (Splunk, ELK, Loggly, SumoLogic, Scalyr, etc)—is a costly and time-consuming operation during which the true...

Events   Logging   Metrics   Observability   Tracing  

Metric Analysis, Application Performance Monitoring, and Log Management: Where Does Honeycomb Fit In?

If you’re involved in improving the performance of your application, you’ve probably heard about application performance monitoring (APM), metric analysis, and log management. But you...

Logging   Metrics   Observability  

How Much Should My Observability Stack Cost?

What should one pay for observability? What should your observability stack cost? What should be in your observability stack? How much observability is enough? How...

Events   Instrumentation   Logging   Observability  

How Are Structured Logs Different From Events?

We're all collectively trying to define observability ("o11y," pronounced "olly") these days, and, as Honeycomb is sometimes described as an event-based observability product, trying to...

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...

Guests   Logging   Observability  

Structured Logging and Your Team

This guest blog post from Anton Drukh of snyk.io is part of our series on structured logging. From 1 service to over 50 today We...

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...

Logging   Observability   Product Updates  

New Custom Regex Log Ingestion

Unstructured text logs are so last decade, but sometimes you have to deal with them because they aren’t actually all that prehistoric in human years…or...

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...

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