August 13, 2020
Buyer’s (and Evaluator’s) Guide to Observability
Evaluating observability tools can be a daunting task when you’re unfamiliar with key considerations and possibilities. This guide steps through various capabilities for observability tooling and why they matter.
May 3, 2019
Developing a Culture of Observability
Observability gives engineers insight into how their systems function and how users experience the resulting services; it allows you to answer questions that you didn't anticipate having to ask.
April 1, 2019
Always Bee Tracing
At Honeycomb, we practice observability to know how our production systems are behaving in real-time. Distributed tracing is just one feature we use to solve issues fast and see what’s happening across all services. With tracing inside Honeycomb, we switch easily to different chart views – histograms, heat-maps and waterfall trace views.
March 3, 2019
Distributed Tracing: A Guide for Microservices and More
Want to know what tracing is, what it's for, and how to get the power that it offers to debug and explore your code in production? Distributed Tracing – A Guide for Microservices and More is for you. The 3rd volume in the Honeycomb Observability e-Guide Series, this guide covers an introduction to the topic of tracing, its history, how to think about tracing, and how to add traces to your instrumentation.
December 7, 2018
Observability For Developers
This guide provides the means to measure your current level of observability practice and how to get to the next level. It goes into detail about not just why, but how you can implement observability as an integral part of your development process and culture.
December 1, 2018
o11ycon 2018: Discussion Findings
At the first-ever observability conference, attendees broke out into various groups to have open space-style discussions (OSSD) on various sub-themes in observability. This document summarizes those lightning talks presenting our OSSD Sessions - carving out what our industry means when we talk about observability.