System Logs & Structured Logging with Honeycomb

Achieve Observability & Include System Logs Too

Honeycomb stores all kinds of systems data including events, traces and logs.

The key here is that many logs are only portions of events, regardless of whether those logs are structured. It’s not at all uncommon to see 5-30 logs which, together, represent what could usefully be considered one unit of work.

An event is a conceptual abstraction and a structured log is one possible representation of that abstraction.

Learn how logs are different from events

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