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Vendor Switching With OpenTelemetry (OTel)

You might already know that OpenTelemetry is the future of instrumentation. It’s an open-source and vendor-neutral instrumentation framework that frees you from the trap of using proprietary libraries simply to understand how your code…

An Introduction to Distributed Tracing

To dive deeper into distributed tracing and what it can do for you, download a free copy of “Distributed Tracing: A Guide for Microservices and More.” You can also try Honeycomb for yourself with a…

Honeycomb Is All-In on OpenTelemetry

OpenTelemetry (or “OTel”) helps you get your instrumentation started quickly, and it helps you get the most out of that telemetry data by providing flexible exporting options. As a result, it’s emerging as the…

Sweetening Your Honey

Are you looking for a better way to troubleshoot, debug, and really see and understand what weird behavior is happening in production? Service-level objectives (SLOs) and observability can help you do all that—but they…

Discord Bot Part 2: More Observability

This guest blog post from Chris Gardner is part two of his series on using Honeycomb while developing his Discord bot. It was originally posted on his personal blog. I’ve recently started working on…

Get on the Right Track with Our Rails Integration!

Whether you’re starting a new Rails project and want to build observability in from the start, or you’re investing in better observability for your existing Rails service, this tutorial will help you get the most out of Honeycomb right away.