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Apache logging

Understanding Apache Logging: How to View, Locate and Analyze Access & Error Logs is a nice tutorial by Rafal Kuć.

Otel collector options

The talented Mr Michael Haberman on OpenTelemetry Collector and SDK: Deployment Strategies.

Otel guidance

Adri V on Unpacking Observability: The Path to OpenTelemetry, sharing tips and tricks.

Monitoring stack tutorial

In Full Tutorial: Monitoring and Troubleshooting stack with Prometheus, Grafana, Loki and Komodor the amazing Anais Urlichs provides you with an end-to-end deep dive on all you need to set up and use the monitoring stack. Thank you!

Otel examples

Excellent OpenTelemetry examples by ericksoen via ericksoen/opentelemetry-examples.


The one and only Ben Sigelman shares his thoughts on What made SLOs so messy (and what we can do about it).

Benchmarking OpenSearch

My colleagues Achit Ojha and Kyle Davis introduce OpenSearch Benchmark.

SQLing CloudWatch

Omur Kirikci, a colleague from a sibling service team and Erik Sundell from Grafana Labs on Identify operational issues quickly by using Grafana and Amazon CloudWatch Metrics Insights (Preview). IOW: you can use SQL to query CW Metrics, from Grafana.

Severe logging vulnerability

Check out Kevin Beaumont Twitter thread about the log4j2 vulnerability. It is a very nice summary (incl. useful resources) about what kept us busy the past couple of days:

Starting a new thread for log4j security vulnerability and fallout.

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!