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Prometheus stack 101

Getting started with kube-prometheus-stack by r0b is a hands-on walkthrough on the topic, with some sweet lessons learned shared, thanks!

Jaeger guide

The talented Tom Zach put together a very useful resource, check out Jaeger Tracing: The Ultimate Guide.

Unusual Loki use case (?)

James Musselwhite on Going off-label with Grafana Loki: How to set up a low-cost Twitter analysis. Not your typical Loki use case, but interesting.

CW Contributor Insights

My colleague Kanishk Mahajan on how to Automate time series network visualizations for AWS PrivateLink using Amazon CloudWatch Contributor Insights. Contributor Insights is an awesome offering that allows you to derive metrics from logs, have a look!

Public roadmaps

We launched public roadmaps for our Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus and Amazon Managed Grafana and I'm looking forward to hearing from you!

Otel tracer

Honeycomb has this brilliant "Ask Miss O11y" series, this time around Jessica Kerr is Making Sense of OpenTelemetry—Tracer and TracerProvider. An Otel a day keeps the incident away ;)

SLO load testing

Srinivasan Parthasarathy on Simple HTTP Load Testing with SLOs using Iter, a Kubernetes-friendly release engineering platform (via The New Stack).

Log collector 101

Logstash, Fluentd, Fluent Bit, or Vector? How to choose the right open-source log collector by Stela Udovicic is a nice 101 piece on the differen offerings in this space.

Fluentd and OpenSearch

In Getting started with Fluentd and OpenSearch Anurag Gupta provides a quick, practical overview.

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!