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Some tooling I came across and find useful:

From tracing to APM

Dotan Horovits on From Distributed Tracing to APM: Taking OpenTelemetry and Jaeger Up a Level.

AMG for serverless apps

Mark Richman shows how to use Amazon Managed Service for Grafana to troubleshoot a serverless application.

Jaana on OTEL

The State of OpenTelemetry with Jaana Dogan, a great podcast you should definitely listen in!

Prometheus backstory

Fire Giver the story of Prometheus with Julius Volz is a really great YouTube video where you will learn everything about Prometheus backstory (and more).

Istio telemetry

Understanding Istio Telemetry v2 by Christian Posta of is a good overview on the topic.

Datadog autodetection

Thomas Sobolik and Kassen Qian shared how to monitor cloud endpoint health with Datadog's cloud service autodetection.

ADOT Lambda updates

AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry adds Lambda layers for more languages and Collector by Alolita Sharma and Nizar Tyrewalla as well as and the AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry Jonah Kowall provide details about the latest AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT) developments.

Dynatrace EKS automation

Matthew Reider describes how to do automatic observability on Amazon EKS for AWS Fargate with intelligent Dynatrace Operators.

Survivorship Bias

Am interesting DZone article by David McAllister on Survivorship Bias in Observability.

Jaeger and OpenTelemetry

Red Hat's Juraci Paixão Kröhling giving us a deep dive into Jaeger and OpenTelemetry, see the video and slides for the details. Awesome stuff, thanks a lot Juraci!

Zero-downtime upgrades

Chris Lambert and Simão Reis of Opstrace on zero-downtime upgrades.

That was it for this edition of the o11y newsletter. Feel free to share news items with me via Twitter—DMs are open if you like to share something in private. Stay safe and hope to see you around next week!