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Oct 8, 2019   |  By Kelly Gallamore
We had an excellent time at PagerDuty Summit 2019. The folks we met at the booth and in the hallway track felt particularly kindred to Team Honeybee: we’ve all been on-call, and we all want it to be better. The main themes of the conference revolved around best practices and learnings for finding issues faster, knowing exactly what to do in an incident, enabling on-call to know how to prioritize an alert, and what our community can do to improve on-call life.
Oct 1, 2019   |  By Travis Redman
At Honeycomb, we’re big fans of AWS Spot Instances. During a recent bill reduction exercise, we found significant savings in running our API service on Spot, and now look to use it wherever we can. Not all services fit the mold for Spot, though.
Sep 26, 2019   |  By Christine Yen
It’s an exciting time here at Honeycomb HQ—today, we’re thrilled to announce our recent fundraise led by Scale Venture Partners, and to welcome Ariel Tseitlin to our board.
Sep 26, 2019   |  By Danyel Fisher
In theory, Honeycomb is always up. Our servers run without hiccups, our user interface loads rapidly and is highly responsive, and our query engine is lightning fast. In practice, this isn’t always perfectly the case — and dedicated readers of this blog have learned about how we use those experiences to improve the product.
Sep 24, 2019   |  By Charity Majors
I’ve said this before, but I’m saying it again: observability is not a synonym for monitoring, and there are no three pillars. The pillars are bullshit.
Aug 11, 2018   |  By Honeycomb
This document discusses the history, concept, goals, and approaches to achieving observability in today’s software industry, with an eye to the future benefits and potential evolution of the software development practice as a whole.
Sep 17, 2019   |  By Honeycomb
Christine Yen, CEO | co-founder of Honeycomb.io speaks at Monitorama. How does Observability take Developers to the next level and ease debugging woes?
Jul 5, 2019   |  By Honeycomb
We spent an hour trying to understand anomalies and outliers in the rubygems.org Fastly logs.
May 20, 2019   |  By Honeycomb
In this interview with Honeycomb Software Engineer, Ben Hartshorne, we get a to see and hear valuable insights on why observability, distributed tracing and Honeycomb help engineers gain great understanding on how software behaves in all stages of development. Ben will tell you how he builds software, instruments his code and uses Honeycomb to constantly update the “mental model” of how software really works.
Dec 18, 2018   |  By Honeycomb
Visualize your Thundra monitoring data with Honeycomb. Identifying critical issues in your stateless serverless environments can be difficult. Often, you are left guessing at where the problems may lie. Learn how to pinpoint critical issues in your AWS Lambda environment with the deep query and end-to-end tracing.