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Otel for Ruby apps

In Auto-Instrumenting Ruby Apps with OpenTelemetry Dotan Horovits walks us through an end-to-end example. Thanks!

Traefik monitoring

How to monitor your Traefik ingress with Prometheus and Grafana is a nice tutorial that explains how to set up metrics-related monitoring for Traefik 2 in a Kubernetes cluster.

Lambda Prometheus metrics

Our intern engineers Karen Xu and Kelvin Lo wrote about the AWS Lambda metrics support for Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus now available in AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry. Well done :)

Prometheus in the enterprise

Henrik Rexed providing a high-level overview and sharing thoughts about Prometheus in What is Prometheus and 4 challenges for enterprise adoption.

Full-stack o11y

In Sound Bytes: IT leaders on the importance of full-stack observability the AppDynamics team collected some comments from practitioners on what they call "full-stack observability".

Open source APM

Himani Raghav wrote an interesting article: 5 open source APM tools compared, covering Elastic APM, Apache Skywalking, InspectIT ocelot, Pinpoint, and Glowroot.

Container Insights updates

Container Insights for Amazon EKS Support AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry Collector by my colleagues Ugur Kira, Ping Xiang, and Min Xia is a detailed article on the design of the Container Insights support in the ADOT Collector and a usage walkthrough.

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!