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RedMonk on AWS o11y

In AWS Well Instrumented the one and only James Governor of RedMonk shares his insights and assessment on the state of the art.

OpenSearch 101

OpenSearch: Up and Running in 10 minutes—On local or Amazon EKS by Amulya Sharma is an awesome hands-on resource on the topic. Thanks for putting this together!

Unified alerting in Grafana

You might have already heard about it and in case not, read Richard Lam's article on The new unified alerting system for Grafana.

On-prem metrics for AMP

My colleagues Imaya Kumar Jagannathan and Rafael Pereyra wrote about how to collect on-premises metrics using Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus (AMP).

Tracing functions in Datadog

Alex Cuoci and Jordan Obey sharing a quick overview on real-time distributed tracing for Go and Java Lambda Functions.

Uptake of o11y

Via TheNewStack I found Maria Korolov's article on the Growing Adoption of Observability Powers Business Transformation.

Anomaly detection

My colleague Kapil Pendse shows how to preprocess logs for anomaly detection in Amazon ES.

Istio and tracing

Albert Teoh explains in this blog post the nitty-gritty of an interesting service mesh o11y topic: Instrumenting Microservices with Istio for Distributed Tracing.

DoorDash on Otel

A great piece by Amit Gud of DoorDash Engineering: Leveraging OpenTelemetry For Custom Context Propagation.

Using Otel in Java

And strikes again that week: Instrumenting Java Applications for Tracing with OpenTelemetry and Jaeger by the always well-informed Dotan Horovits.

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!