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Otel auto-instrumentation

In Auto-Instrumenting Python Apps with OpenTelemetry Dotan Horovits shows how to auto-instrument an example Python application with OpenTelemetry.

Prometheus operator

In the "Prometheus definitive guide part III" Ninad Desai provides a deep dive into the Prometheus operator.

Planet-scale o11y

SRE at Google: Planet-scale observability with Ramón Medrano Llamas (a staff site reliability engineer) is another great OpenObservability podcast episode.

Migrating Jaeger to Otel

Juraci Paixão Kröhling shows how Migrating from Jaeger client to OpenTelemetry SDK really isn't that hard.

From monitoring to o11y

The fabulous Michael Friedrich strikes again: check out his latest deck called From Monitoring to Observability: Left Shift your SLOs.

Grafana for Grafana

Who watches the watchers? Aurélien Hebert has an answer and you can also learn about it, simply read: A Grafana to plot applications metrics.

KubeCon o11y talks

There were a number of excellent o11y talks at KubeCon NA 2021. One such an example I found informative and well done was Cortex: Intro and Production Tips kudos to Bryan Boreham and my colleague Alvin Lin.

Dynamic alert routing

Dmitri Lerko explains in Dynamic alert routing with Prometheus and Alertmanager how to dynamically route alerts to relevant Slack channels.

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!