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Dashboard collection

By Doron Bargo: Introducing Pre-Installed Metrics Dashboard Bundles.

Otel for microservices

In Using Open Telemetry API in your Microservices we see a concrete hands-on example of a typical OpenTelemetry use case.

Otel operator

Automating the life cycle of the OpenTelemetry collector is what the operator can do for you and in Adding StatefulSet support in the OpenTelemetry Operators AWS interns Huy Vo and Iris Song report on an improvement.


SLOs and SLIs are increasingly found in the wild and this time around I stumbled upon two really interesting resources: Measure SLOs with Nobl9 and Dynatrace by Quan To and Pyrra, an open source project that promises "making SLOs with Prometheus manageable, accessible, and easy to use for everyone!" Yay!

Managed Prometheus

My colleagues Imaya Kumar Jagannathan, Marc Chene, and Vikram Venkataraman on Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus is now Generally Available. Lots of new cool features (including alerts, CloufFormation, CloudTrail) and more regions.

O11y education videos

A new channel on YouTube dedicated to hands-on education around observability. Check out: Is it Observable?

Trace-based testing

In Trace-Based Testing with OpenTelemetry: Meet Open Source Malabi Yuri Shkuro and Michael Haberman describe in-depth a relatively new use case for Otel: testing.

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!