Tracing  

3 Easy Ways to Get Started With Distributed Tracing

We’re here to show you three ways you can jumpstart a distributed tracing effort, starting small and expanding as it makes sense. These examples involve...

Observability   Sampling  

Author’s Cut—A Sample of Sampling, and a Whole Lot of Observability at Scale

In this post, we’re moving from the foundations of observability to things that become critical when you start practicing observability at scale. Tools like sampling...

Observability  

Happy o11ydays!

As 2022 draws to a close, the Honeycomb team is getting ready to take some time to recharge our collective batteries and get ready for...

OpenTelemetry   Product Updates  

OpenTelemetry 2022 Holiday Goodie Bag

We here at Honeycomb really like OpenTelemetry and goodie bags, so we have a nice little OpenTelemetry-flavored holiday goodie bag to share with you before...

Customer Stories   Observability  

NS1 Implements Honeycomb to Democratize Their Code and Spark Customer Joy

The line from observability to customer joy is straighter than you think. We recently learned this from NS1, a managed DNS provider and Honeycomb customer,...

Debugging   Incident Response  

Solving a Murder Mystery

Bugs can remain dormant in a system for a long time, until they suddenly manifest themselves in weird and unexpected ways. The deeper in the...

Connectors & Integrations   Product Updates  

New Honeycomb Integrations Let You Bubble Up Lurking AWS Issues

Today, we’re announcing the expansion of Honeycomb integrations with various AWS services. This update now covers a much wider swath of AWS services, makes it...

Culture   Software Engineering  

The Incident Retrospective Ground Rules

I joined Honeycomb as a Staff Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) midway through September, and it’s been a wild ride so far. One thing I was...

Dogfooding   Technical Deep Dives  

Scaling Ingest With Ingest Telemetry

With the introduction of Environments & Services, we’ve seen a dramatic increase in the creation of new datasets. These new datasets are smaller than ones...

Customer Stories   Observability  

Customer Story: Intercom Reduces MTTWTF With Observability and Distributed Tracing

Intercom’s mission is to build better communication between businesses and their customers. With that in mind, they began their journey away from metrics alone and...

Connectors & Integrations   Tutorials  

Announcing New CircleCI + Honeycomb Integration Guide

If you’re writing software today, then you likely use a CI/CD pipeline to build and test your code before deploying it to production. Having a...

Product Updates  

Feature Focus: October 2022

In our Feature Focus October 2022, we've updated documentation and derived columns, provided guides to make CI/CD easier, and more....

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