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OpenTelemetry for .NET

An excellent article by the one and only Dotan Horovits that fell throug the cracks the first time around: Instrumentation for C# .NET Apps with OpenTelemetry.

Experiments with CloudWatch

My colleague Sébastien Stormacq on Amazon CloudWatch Evidently – Experiments and Feature Management. Announced last week at re:Invent and super excited about it!

RUM with CloudWatch

In Amazon CloudWatch Gets Feature Flags, User-Based Monitoring Joab Jackson of TNS sums up the new CW features and one of them is real-user monitoring (RUM).

Prometheus and TimescaleDB

Check out Install Prometheus, Promscale, and TimescaleDB and be amazed.

Grafana Cloud for Kubernetes

Ryan Geyer and Hanif Jetha on Kubernetes integration for Grafana Cloud including curated dashboards, built-in alerts, and more.

Athena for VPC Flow Logs

In Network monitoring | Use AWS Athena to query VPC Flow Logs Exequiel Barrirero walks us through a use case. Timely, timely! We just the week before open sourced a Grafana plugin that allows you to use Athena from Grafana. Maybe you want to give that a try now? ;)

Continuous profiling 101

Omid Azizi and Pete Stevenson discuss Building a continuous profiler part 1 in this CNCF blog post … with two more parts (with a Pixie angle) to come!

Fundamentals of OpenTelemetry

This week, Wed Dec 8, Michael Haberman of Aspecto will provide a free 45 session on The Fundamentals of OpenTelemetry.

Prometheus and profiling

Looking even further into the future, check out the OpenObservability podcast scheduled for Thus Dec 16, Prometheus Pitfalls and the Rise of Continuous Profiling:

Dotan Horovits will host Frederic Branczyk for a discussion about the unspoken pitfalls of Prometheus and the challenges of current observability coverage. We will also discuss the rise of Continuous Profiling as a new observability signal, what it’s about and where it can help.

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!