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Service level management

In Introducing service level management, Dan Holloran of New Relic reviews and demonstrates the basics of SLOs and SLIs.

Why Thanos for LTS

Elastisys sharing their story and experience in Why we selected Thanos for long term metrics storage. Thanks and we can definitely benefit from more of these evaluations made public.

OpenTelemetry and Jaeger

Robert Baumgartner's article on Using OpenTelemetry and Jaeger with Your Own Services/Application is a hands-on deep dive, with an Quarkus application on OpenShift as example workload.

Java observability in action

Learn from Ruben Mondejar about the First steps in Monitoring Micronaut apps with Prometheus and Grafana, showing the JVM framework in action, focusing on monitoring.

Go auto-instrumentation

Check out keyval-dev/opentelemetry-go-instrumentation which is a rather new open source project that enables you to do OpenTelemetry auto-instrumentation for Go apps based on eBPF. Kudos to Eden Federman!

EKS add-on for OpenTelemetry

We launched this last week and my colleagues Viji Sarathy, Michael Hauss, and Eric Hsueh wrote a nice blog post about it: Metrics and traces collection using Amazon EKS add-ons for AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry.

OpenTelemetry and Python

Check out OpenTelemetry and Python: A complete instrumentation guide by James Blackwood-Sewell of Timescale, via the CNCF blog.

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!