The Honeycomb Beeline for Go v2 is…Go!

The Honeycomb Beeline for Go v2 is…Go!

We’ve seen folks do amazing things using our Honeycomb Beelines–getting their apps instrumented in next-to-no time, expanding their observability, growing their understanding of what is happening in their code in production. Now, prepare to…

How Are Structured Logs Different From Events?

hex-shaped log storage bins

We’re all collectively trying to define observability (“o11y,” pronounced “olly”) these days, and, as Honeycomb is sometimes described as an event-based observability product, trying to define all the other words that go around o11y…

The Price is Right

Here at the hive, we’re working on something that isn’t code or new features(!), but is a big part of our business notwithstanding: figuring out the best way to help people understand how we…

Best Practices for Observability

Observability has been getting a lot of attention recently. What started out as a fairly obscure technical term, dragged from the dusty annals of control theory, has been generating attention for one simple reason:…

You Could Have Invented Structured Logging

Sometimes we hear from folks who are a little bit intimidated by the notion of structured logging. Some common issues: There’s no approachable library for structured logging in my language. My logging today is…

Event Foo: Building Better Events

This post from new Honeycomber Rachel Perkins is the seventh in our series on the how, why, and what of events. An event is a record of something that your system did. A line…