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OpenTelemetry 101

In OpenTelemetry, the standardized observability framework for everyone, Jeffrey Lean provides a quick overview of Otel and shows tracing in action.

Why observability matters

Ben Evans of Red Hat has a really well written article called Observability in 2022: Why it matters and how OpenTelemetry can help, covering tools and methods.

AWS App Runner goes Otel

My colleague Yiming Peng on Tracing an AWS App Runner service using AWS X-Ray with OpenTelemetry.

Prometheus in action

Damian Myerscough shares a rather unusual use case in Monitoring Tesla Solar and Powerwall with Prometheus.

OpenTelemetry in Scala

Learn from Lukasz Gajowy about The OpenTelemetry + Mesmer duo: state of the Mesmer project, and how it is enabling observability in Scala.

Log aggregation

What Is Log Aggregation: A Complete Guide to Best Practices & Tools You Need to Know by Rafal Kuć is a nice overview and tooling comparison on the topic.

Prometheus metrics deep dive

Check out A Deep Dive Into the Four Types of Prometheus Metrics by Ramon Guiu and Vineeth Pothulapati, an excellent hands-on guide, well done!

Profiling Kubernetes

Via the CNCF blog: read Continuous profiling in Kubernetes using Pyroscope by Sayed Belal, showing this open source CP tool in action.

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!