Learn from Marc Tuduri What Is New with Periskop in 2022, including client libraries and UX improvements.
Distributed tracing for reliability¶
In Building Software Reliability with Distributed Tracing Ricardo Ferreira provides us with a deep dive on applying observability in the context of tracing for reliable systems.
Check out this OpenTelemetry meetup with Yuri Shkuro on Distributed Tracing, Jaeger and OpenTelemetry.
Dynatrace and Prometheus¶
Via New Prometheus-based extensions enable intelligent observability for more than 200 additional technologies by Lukasz Berezowski we learn about the direction Dynatrace is heading in this space.
Stumbled upon this useful collection and if you're into Otel you might want to bookmark it as well: Awesome OpenTelemetry.
In What are cardinality spikes and why do they matter? Mary Sitzenstatter and Stefan Kupstaitis-Dunkler provide a high-level overview on the topic.
Metrics from logs¶
My colleagues Rich McDonough and Xiaoxue Xu on Quantify custom application metrics with Amazon CloudWatch Logs and metric filters in a hands-on manner.
Sharing o11y learnings¶
Another great OpenObservability episode: Building web-scale observability at Slack, Pinterest & Twitter with Suman Karumuri, Sr. Staff Software Engineer and tech lead for observability at Slack.
Container Insights with Otel¶
Read Introducing Amazon CloudWatch Container Insights for Amazon EKS Fargate using AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry by my colleagues Viji Sarathy and Rayhan Hossain.
The OpenTelemetry operator¶
What is the OpenTelemetry Operator? by Giulia Di Pietro is a great article to learn about this project and dive deeper based on the pointers provided.
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!