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Dynamic Sampling in Honeytail

A while ago I wrote a three part series on sampling, covering an introduction, some simple straight forward ways to do it, and some ideas for fancy implementations. I’m happy to say that that…

Tell me more, nginx

When the cool kids talk about interesting log data, no one seems to want to talk about nginx. Web servers are the workhorses of the internet, reliable and battle-hardened, but the logs are standard…

Introducing Honeycomb’s TCP Agent for MongoDB

We’re excited to release honeycomb-tcpagent, an efficient way to get query-level visibility into your MongoDB deployment. honeycomb-tcpagent parses TCP traffic between MongoDB clients and servers, and reconstructs queries in a friendly JSON format. Honeycomb…

Update to Go SDK – Efficient Sampling

Here at Honeycomb we believe the best approach to handling high volume traffic is through sampling. As services scale, we want to continue to be able to inspect events with rich detail and context….

Guest Post: Web Latency Spikes

Intro: Our friend Issac Kelly has been working part time with us on marketing and copy. The first thing he did was set up Honeycomb for his own business. In less than 20 min,…