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Category: Logging

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Empowering Engineering Excellence: Achieving a 26% Reduction in On-call Pages at Amperity with Modern Observability for Logs

Amperity required an observability partner to facilitate their transition into the modern engineering era as their previous tooling struggled to support their growth strategy....

Logging   Customer Stories  

Rocking the Logs: Fender's Journey to Modern Observability

Fender faced challenges with log analysis, finding it slow and complex to navigate, leading to inefficient troubleshooting and a need for a more user-friendly and...

Logging  

Twelve-Factor Apps and Modern Observability

The Twelve-Factor App methodology is a go-to guide for people building microservices. In its time, it presented a step change in how we think about...

Observability   Logging  

Surface and Confirm Buggy Patterns in Your Logs Without Slow Search

Incidents happen. What matters is how they’re handled. Most organizations have a strategy in place that starts with log searches—and logs/log searching are great, but...

Observability   Logging  

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....

Observability   Logging  

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,...

Operations   Logging   Connectors & Integrations  

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...

Tracing   Observability   Monitoring   Metrics   Logging   Debugging  

"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,...

Software Engineering   Observability   Logging  

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?...

Operations   Logging   Dogfooding  

Understand Your AWS Cost & Usage with Honeycomb

First published in August 2019. AWS bills are notoriously complicated, and the Amazon Cost Explorer doesn’t always make it easy to understand exactly where your...

Tracing   Logging  

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...

Tracing   Observability   Metrics   Logging   Events  

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...

Observability   Metrics   Logging  

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...

Observability   Logging   Instrumentation   Events  

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...

Product Updates   Observability   Logging   Debugging   Connectors & Integrations  

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...

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