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Distributed tracing guide

Check out the Guide to Distributed Tracing: How to Understand and Troubleshoot Microservices, by the awesome folks from Aspecto.

Otel and synthetic tests

Eric Mustin shares some interesting ideas via Toward OpenTelemetry Compatible Synthetic Tests including demo and hands-on deep dive.

Zipkin 101

How Does Zipkin Work? Well, Julia Bellmer answers that question in a concise manner.

Timestream in action

My colleagues Danilo Poccia and Sreenath Gotur show how to Store and analyze time-series data with multi-measure records, magnetic storage writes, and scheduled queries in Amazon Timestream.

SE Daily on Splunk

A Software Engineering Daily episode on the Splunk Platform with Spiros Xanthos.

Towards Otel logs

My colleague Alolita Sharma kicked off the convo around Elastic Common Schema support in OpenTelemetry, and I'm super excited to see this log-related activity happening in Otel!

Data quality with Monte Carlo

Monitoring data quality at scale using Monte Carlo by Gilboa Reif via the Vimeo engineering blog is a great read on the data observability topic.

Otel tracing demo

Ramon Guiu and John Pruitt from Timescale put together this nice hands-on piece: Learn OpenTelemetry tracing with this lightweight microservices demo.

Global view with Thanos

Read Ricardo Castro's excellent article on how to Implement Global View and High Availability for Prometheus, based on the CNCF Thanos project.

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!