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TNS devops book

Via The New Stack, a book on the topic of Cloud Native Observability for DevOps Teams.


What a lovely idea by Dotan Horovits: he put together a quick reference on Open Projects in Observability. Very useful!

DIY profiling

The awesome Matthias Loibl of Polar Signals wrote an excellent hands-on article about DIY pprof profiles using Go.

Java apps o11y

Observing the Reliability of your Java Apps and Services with Spring Boot, Micrometer, Prometheus & Reliably by Russ Miles is a short and sweet yet complete contribution on this topic.

OpenSearch compatibility

My colleagues Eli Fisher, Carl Meadows, Jules Graybill, Kyle Davis, and Mehul Shah wrote a nice article on Keeping clients of OpenSearch and Elasticsearch compatible with open source.

Scaling PromQL

Jacob Lisi wrote up How to use PromQL joins for more effective queries of Prometheus metrics at scale where he shares lessons learned from a customer engagement.

Monitoring EFS

In Key metrics for monitoring Amazon EFS David M. Lentz explains which metrics you want to pay attention to.

Migrating to AMP

Best practices for migrating self-hosted Prometheus on Amazon EKS to Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus (AMP) by my colleagues Elamaran Shanmugam, Deval Parikh, and Ramesh Kumar Venkatraman contains a number of useful tips and tricks for the journey.

Grafana 8.1

Grafana 8.1 released by Petros Kolyvas goes over this new release including a new geomap and annotations panels (with AWS contributions), updated plugin management, and additional Enterprise features.

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!