Metrics, logs, and traces can trivially be derived from arbitrarily wide structured events.
The reverse is not true.
– Charity Majors, “Observability — A 3-Year Retrospective”, The New Stack (August 2019)
It’s all true. Honeycomb does what it says it does. It works.
Ignore everything you’ve ever been told about measurements and metadata being separate. You get the best benefit out of a system like Honeycomb by shoving all the measurements and all the metadata into the same event. [… ~2min]