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How Heroku Uses Metrics Within Honeycomb


Sarah Sherbondy and Jeremy Morrell of Heroku join Honeycomb for a conversation on how their team is taking advantage of Honeycomb Metrics.

Heroku engineers are searching, visualizing, and comparing raw metrics data alongside observability insights, all in one place. Some key takeaways:

- How Heroku instruments metrics about their Otel agents alongside wide events for analysis in Honeycomb
- Strategies for monitoring the intersection of high cardinality user/host IDs and aggregate infrastructure data
- How Metrics serves as a bridge to help teams across Heroku adopt and find more success in Honeycomb