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Monitoring tooling

Ehab Qadah of Sematext comparing monitoring tooling in 15 Best IT Infrastructure Monitoring Tools & Software.

Game engine logging

In An Intro Guide to Game Engine Logging & Locating Your Logs Gedalyah Reback provides a nice overview on the topic.


Monitoring and troubleshooting serverless data analytics applications by my colleague James Beswick is a really great blog post, all you need in one place.

Logging and tracing

Later this week, Thursday the 8th, Ben Sigelman of Lightstep will share with us Why tracing will replace (most) logging.

Kubernetes tracing

As per Sergey Kanzhelev's tweet, the Kubernetes API server now comes with Otel tracing support.

Sloth and OpenSLO

I'm super happy to see this happening: as per Sloth's lead developer Xabier Larrakoetxea, Sloth now supports OpenSLO. Thanks so much!

Prometheus future

The one and only Julien Pivotto on Prometheus in 2021 and beyond, a 40 min talk at stackconf up on YouTube.

PromCon CfP

Got something to share in Prometheus land? The PromCon North America 2021 CfP is still open for some three weeks. Consider submitting your lessons learned and interesting use cases :)

Fluent in action

Fluentd considerations and actions required at scale in Amazon EKS by my colleagues Ugur Kira and Jeremy Cowan is an excellent piece on this popular log router.

Modern o11y with Otel

The talented Ted Young strikes again: watch his 11 min video on YouTube: Modern Observability with OpenTelemetry!

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!