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Honeycomb

Observability for a distributed world--designed for high cardinality data and collaborative problem solving 🐝💖

What is Honeycomb?

We built Honeycomb to answer the hard questions that come up when you're trying to operate your software–to debug microservices, serverless, distributed systems, polyglot persistence, containers, and a world of fast, parallel deploys.
Honeycomb is a tool in the Performance Monitoring category of a tech stack.

Who uses Honeycomb?

Companies
13 companies reportedly use Honeycomb in their tech stacks, including LaunchDarkly, CircleCI, and FISPAN.

Developers
34 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Honeycomb.

Honeycomb Integrations

JavaScript, Python, Node.js, Slack, and MySQL are some of the popular tools that integrate with Honeycomb. Here's a list of all 24 tools that integrate with Honeycomb.

Blog Posts

Honeycomb's Features

  • High-performance querying against high-cardinality or sparse events.
  • Accepts any structured JSON objects with a write key.
  • Submit events via API.
  • Open source agents, log tailers, SDKs, and integrations.
  • Customizable high-performance query windows.
  • Customizable storage windows provide control over retention and costs.
  • Always have access to the the raw data behind query results and graphs.
  • Shared boards.
  • Individual and team query histories.
  • Triggers and notifications.
  • Secure Tenancy for data compliance.

Honeycomb Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Honeycomb?
Datadog
Datadog is the leading service for cloud-scale monitoring. It is used by IT, operations, and development teams who build and operate applications that run on dynamic or hybrid cloud infrastructure. Start monitoring in minutes with Datadog!
Beehive
Beehive is an event and agent system, which allows you to create your own agents that perform automated tasks triggered by events and filters. It is modular, flexible and really easy to extend for anyone. It has modules (we call them Hives), so it can interface with, talk to, or retrieve information from Twitter, Tumblr, Email, IRC, Jabber, RSS, Jenkins, Hue - to name just a few.
New Relic
The world’s best software and DevOps teams rely on New Relic to move faster, make better decisions and create best-in-class digital experiences. If you run software, you need to run New Relic. More than 50% of the Fortune 100 do too.
Azure Application Insights
It is an extensible Application Performance Management service for developers and DevOps professionals. Use it to monitor your live applications. It will automatically detect performance anomalies, and includes powerful analytics tools.
AppDynamics
AppDynamics develops application performance management (APM) solutions that deliver problem resolution for highly distributed applications through transaction flow monitoring and deep diagnostics.
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Honeycomb's Followers
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