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Observability retrospective

Via The New Stack: in Observability: The 5-Year Retrospective Charity Majors reflects on how we got here.


Thomas Dullien provides an overview to a new profiling offering, check out Introducing Prodfiler.

ADOT updates

My colleagues Alolita Sharma and Nizar Tyrewalla report on what's new in AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT) 0.12: adds metrics support for AWS Lambda, Amazon ECS on EC2 metrics, and Amazon EKS metrics in Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus (AMP).

Amazon Managed Grafana is GA

We've been working on this for the past couple of months and glad we can share this: Amazon Managed Grafana is now Generally Available by my colleague Imaya Kumar Jagannathan and yours truly.

AWS Observability Recipes

Another launch that week I had the pleasure to be part of: AWS Observability Recipes, acting as a hub for hands-on recipes around AWS o11y offerings.

SIEM and o11y

Modern Security Monitoring Demands an Integrated Strategy by Matt Hines is an interesting piece on the o11y/security space.

SREs and o11y

Jayne Groll via on The Key Benefits of Observability for SREs, a collection of quotes from practitioners on the topic.

RabbitMQ and o11y

Observability with RabbitMQ and microservices by Dmitrii Tarasov is a nice hands-on description of a concrete setup.

Kube API server tracing

In Alpha in Kubernetes v1.22: API Server Tracing David Ashpole walks us through this new and exciting feature, based on 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!