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Feb 14, 2019 | By Rachel Perkins
I’ve never been on-call, but I’ve been on-call adjacent for a lot of my adult life—my partners, my housemates, my friends…they’ve largely been sysadmins, in Operations, or Dev/Ops, which means I’ve experienced a lot of the pain second-hand.
Feb 7, 2019 | By Rachel Perkins
At Honeycomb, we’re pretty engineering-focused. We think our product is something every developer can benefit from, and we’re working to build something we would want to (and do!) use every day to make our own jobs easier. But what we should talk about more is what some folks call “business value” or ROI – so if you’re an engineer who has seen what Honeycomb offers and wants their boss, their organization to invest in Honeycomb – here is some news you can use.
Jan 29, 2019 | By Michael Wilde
DevOps, Observability, Continuous Delivery, Test in Production, Chaos Engineering, and Software Ownership are all major themes in software development today, but why? In an ideal world, we get everything right the first time, nothing breaks, no one DDOS’ us, and the weather report is “Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs.” Reality of course is different – and better, to be honest.
Jan 22, 2019 | By Rachel Perkins
Behaviour Interactive (BHVR) is one of the largest independent video game developers in North America. They have developed over 250 titles and sold over 60 million copies on all major platforms.
Jan 17, 2019 | By Michael Wilde
The search-first problem-solving approach—meaning “open up the log search tool” (Splunk, ELK, Loggly, SumoLogic, Scalyr, etc)—is a costly and time-consuming operation during which the true source of a problem is rarely pinpointed in short order. Log search tools require work by the user to transform text strings into fields that are ready for statistical analysis.
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.
Dec 18, 2018 | By Honeycomb
In this Honeycomb.io demo we will see how the world's fastest tool to visualize, understand, and debug software can do just that. We’ll find a particularly hard problem to solve, super fast; with amazing tools such as Honeycomb BubbleUp!
A change to a single line of code sent the prices of thousands of products on Amazon to a penny. Taking care of customers and focusing on engineering best practices allowed a company to survive and thrive after a "make or break" event.
Once upon a time, our hosted DB provider had a terrible security incident, causing us to take down the entire product for 24 hours. This is a story about the aftermath: the downtime, the incident response, how we got back up, and how we communicated with customers.
First, a tale of a silent-but-deadly data push on a path to take Google Ads fully offline within 90 minutes, with no diagnosis in sight. Second, a zombie haunted pipeline that kept developers awake late into the night. ...each concluded with how we slayed the beast!