Amazon Web Services (AWS) | Honeycomb

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Honeycomb AWS Integrations collect logs and metrics from AWS services. Send this data to Honeycomb and identify service impacts to your application’s performance.

To get started, use either AWS CloudFormation or HashiCorp Terraform to install your Honeycomb AWS Integrations.

AWS CloudFormation
Set-up Honeycomb AWS Integrations with AWS CloudFormation.
HashiCorp Terraform
Set-up Honeycomb AWS Integrations with HashiCorp Terraform.

Supported AWS Services 

Honeycomb AWS Integrations are designed to work with all services that send metrics or logs to CloudWatch.

For a full list of possible data sources, refer to AWS documentation for services that publish logs to CloudWatch Logs and publish metrics to CloudWatch Metrics.

The table below lists a selection of supported AWS services, and the types of data Honeycomb can collect from them.

Supported AWS Service Logs Metrics
Amazon API Gateway
Amazon Athena
Amazon AppSync
Amazon Aurora
AWS Autoscaling
AWS Certificate Manager
AWS CloudFront
AWS CloudTrail
AWS CloudWatch
AWS CodeBuild
AWS CodeDeploy
Amazon Cognito
AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry
Amazon DocumentDB
Amazon DynamoDB
AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS)
Amazon Elastic Cloud Compute (EC2)
Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS)
Amazon Elastic File System (EFS)
Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS)
Elastic Load Balancing (ELB)
Amazon ElastiCache
Amazon Elastic Map Reduce (EMR)
Amazon EventBridge
AWS Fargate
AWS Global Accelerator
Amazon Key Management Service (KMS)
Amazon Keyspaces
Amazon Kinesis
AWS Lambda
Amazon Managed Streaming for Kafka
Amazon MQ
Amazon Neptune
AWS Network Firewall
AWS OpsWorks
AWS PrivateLink
AWS Redshift
Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)
Amazon Route 53
AWS Secrets Manager
Amazon Simple Email Service (SES)
Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS)
Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS)
Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)
Amazon Simple Workflow Service (SWF)
AWS Step Functions
Amazon Timestream
Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
AWS Web Application Firewall (WAF)

Additional AWS Data Sending Options 

In addition to receiving logs or metrics from the AWS services above, options for sending AWS data to Honeycomb also include:

  • AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT) - Send tracing data directly to Honeycomb as Honeycomb supports native OTLP ingest. Refer to the ADOT Docs for details

  • AWS Lambda - Honeycomb supports receiving data from instrumented Lambda Layers. Refer to AWS Lambda for more details

  • AWS PrivateLink - Honeycomb supports sending data through AWS PrivateLink. Refer to AWS PrivateLink for more details. Note: AWS PrivateLink connections are only available for Honeycomb Enterprise plans.

  • AWS CloudWatch, Amazon S3, Amazon Kinesis, and AWS Lambda - Honeycomb AWS integrations use a combination of these services to stream metrics and log data to Honeycomb. Refer to How AWS Integrations work for more details.