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Category: Observability

Product Updates   Operations   Observability  

Challenges with Implementing SLOs

A few months ago, Honeycomb released our SLO — Service Level Objective — feature to the world. We’ve written before about how to use it...

Observability   Debugging  

OpenTelemetry: New Honeycomb Exporters

We’re really big fans of OpenTelemetry at Honeycomb. As we’ve blogged about before, OpenTelemetry is the next phase of the OpenTracing and OpenCensus projects. Instead...

Observability  

Chad Malchow, VP Sales Joins Honeycomb

Welcome to the Hive & Observability Community. Though it may ultimately be remembered for a multitude of other things, for us at Honeycomb, 2019 was...

Observability   Instrumentation   Debugging  

The Future of Software is a Sociotechnical Problem

"Sociotechnical" I learned this word from Liz Fong-Jones recently, and it immediately entered my daily lexicon. You know exactly what it means as soon as...

Observability  

Honeycomb Welcomes New VP Engineering

(Why it’s so important to look inside your org before you look outside) I am delighted to announce that we have a new VP of...

Observability   Debugging  

They Aren’t Pillars, They’re Lenses

To have Observability is to have the ability to understand your system’s internal state based on signals and externally-visible output. Honeycomb’s approach to Observability is...

Software Engineering   Observability   Guests  

Bring Test Engineering into your DevOps practice

What do a test engineer and a DevOps or SRE team member have in common? The reality is that different teams need to proactively understand...

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,...

Operations   Observability   Dogfooding  

Using Honeycomb to remember to delete a feature flag

Feature flags are great and serve us in so many ways. However, we do not love long-lived feature flags. They lead to more complicated code,...

Software Engineering   Operations   Observability  

How To Make Your Customers Happy, with Eaze

"Success is a catastrophe that you have to survive." -- CJ Silverio A couple of weeks ago I had the great pleasure of hosting CJ...

Observability  

So You Want To Build An Observability Tool...

I've said this before, but I'm saying it again: observability is not a synonym for monitoring, and there are no three pillars. The pillars are...

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?...

Observability  

Notes from Observability Roundtables: Capabilities Deep-dive

Greetings, fellow o11ynaut! You may recall a post we shared here about two months ago that told tales of the themes we felt best represented...

Observability  

Notes from Observability Roundtables

The Velocity conference happened recently, and as part of it we (Honeycomb) hosted a sort of reverse-panel discussion, where you talked, and we listened. You...

Observability   Metrics  

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...

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