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Asynchronous messaging

In How to Achieve End-to-End Microservices Visibility in Asynchronous Messaging with OpenTelemetry Michael Haberman provides a really nice (hands-on) intro and motivation to why you don't want to fly blind when practicing microservices.

Fluent Bit 101

The one and only Nana Janashia gives a great Introduction to Fluent Bit in 10 minutes, up on YouTube via the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) channel.

Telegraf plugins

Atif Ali shows how to Using Telegraf plugins to visualize industrial IoT data with the Grafana Cloud Hosted Prometheus service is a thing!

Network monitoring

We all know it's (almost always) DNS, but what about networking in general? Well check out Alex Lawrence's How Network Monitoring Takes Observability to the Next Level.

Optimizing OTEL traces

Santosh Banda of Doordash engineering sharing a super cool and fun deep-dive on Optimizing OpenTelemetry’s Span Processor for High Throughput and Low CPU Costs. Go check it out, I wait :)

Jenkins tracing

Jenkins X v3 comes now with tracing support by Vincent Behar. Launch your Grafana dashboards as if there's no tomorrow!

Prometheus meta-mon

Who watches the watchers? Learn from Jeroen Op 't Eynde in How we use metamonitoring Prometheus servers to monitor all other Prometheus servers how the folks over at Grafana Labs do it.

Multi tracing

From Arie Fishler we learn how Debuts Multiple Tracing Accounts and Jaeger Architecture Visualization.

Kubernetes monitoring

Sematext has some really great material on the topic of Kubernetes monitoring: check out their Guide to Kubernetes Monitoring and the most recent blog post by Adnan Rahic on 13 Best Kubernetes Monitoring Tools.

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