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Java GC

Understanding Java Garbage Collection Logging by Rafal Kuc provides a detailed hands-on coverage of the topic at hand.

Continuous Profiling

The magnificent Matthias Loibl shows in the YouTube video Leveraging Prometheus’ TSDB for conprof how continuous profiling, using Prometheus as the datastore, works. Exciting!

Formal SLOs

An amazing development around Service Level Objectives (SLOs): OpenSLO, a proposed formal way to represent them.

App Runner o11y

A new AWS container service, App Runner, launched and already two partners providing o11y integrations, read Now Supports AWS App Runner as well as Monitor AWS App Runner with Datadog.

Thanos in-use report

Luiz Rojo providing a Thanos in-use report: Prometheus, but bigger. Thanks for sharing!

Selected o11yfest talks

The o11yfest took place last week and here are some selected talks that caught my attention:

What an amazing event, thanks everyone involved!

Opstrace news

The good folks from Opstrace strike again, this time around a double pack: Simão Reis Introducing an Operator for Cortex and Open Source Kubernetes Collection in Less Than One Minute by Chris Lambert.

Open source o11y at AWS

My colleague Imaya Kumar Jagannathan explaining how to Implement Observability with Amazon Managed Open Source Services in this AWS Online Tech Talk.

Otel news

Via InfoQ: Matt Campbell on OpenTelemetry Moves Python and Swift Tracing API/SDKs to 1.0.

Gregg on o11y

The one and only Mr BPF, Brendan Gregg, sharing What is Observability. Great read!

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!