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Category: Metrics

Metrics   Product Updates   Service Level Objectives  

Honeycomb Pro: Now With Metrics & SLOs

Honeycomb Pro is about to get even better. Starting today, all Pro accounts have access to Honeycomb Metrics and two Service Level Objectives (SLOs), previously...

Metrics  

The Truth About “MEH-TRICS”

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, I said a lot of inflammatory things about metrics. “Metrics are shit salad.” “Metrics are...

HoneyBytes   Metrics  

HoneyByte: Using Application Metrics With Prometheus Clients

Have you ever deep dived into the sea of your tracing data, but wanted additional context around your underlying system? For instance, it may be...

Events   Metrics  

The Magic of Metrics—and How It Can Burn You

As product developers, our responsibility continues beyond shipping code. To keep our software running, we need to notice whether it’s working in production. To make...

Metrics  

Metrics now generally available in Honeycomb

Join us for a live tour & Q&A session on Honeycomb Metrics. Ready to get hands-on? Honeycomb Metrics is already included in Enterprise subscriptions. Existing...

Metrics   Product Updates  

A New Approach to Metrics

Today at o11ycon+hnycon—right now, actually, if you’re reading this blog when it was posted—we’re announcing several new Honeycomb features during the keynote. Our industry and...

Metrics   Monitoring   Operations  

Infrastructure Observability with Resource Events

You may have seen the Honeycomb white paper on metrics, and want to use the power of Honeycomb with metrics. Sending infrastructure metrics data to...

Metrics   Monitoring   Operations  

Getting Metrics Into Honeycomb

You can & should send metrics to Honeycomb! But you'll likely replace 95% of those with structured events. How does that work?...

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,...

Metrics   Observability  

Building Your Observability Practice with Tools that Co-exist

A lot of product marketing is about telling people to throw away what they have in favor of something entirely new. Sometimes that is the...

Metrics   Sampling  

The New Rules of Sampling

One of the most common questions we get at Honeycomb is about how to control costs while still achieving the level of observability needed to...

Events   Metrics   Sampling  

Metrics vs Events: A Conversation About Controlling Volume

If I'm used to metrics, how should I think about events in Honeycomb? This question cuts to the heart of how Honeycomb is different from...

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...

Metrics   News & Announcements   Observability  

Honeycomb vs Elastic Stack: It's about priorities

If you've been paying attention, you know that although collecting and reviewing metrics and logs is a core part of running a stable and successful...

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