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Continuous profiling

You might have already heard that there is an initiative to bring support for CP to OpenTelemetry and in this context I recommend to take a look at the PR that adds the respective OTEP: Propose OpenTelemetry Profiling Vision .

Meh 3 pillars

Pranay Prateek of SigNoz wrote a good piece on the common (mis)believe that the so called "three pillars" are somewhat central to observability, read Not 3 pillars but a single whole to help customers solve issues faster.

OpenTelemetry Java

Oh boy, the Team Aspecto is indeed on a roll with their content. This week they have the OpenTelemetry Java: Getting Started Guide made available.

OpenTelemetry feedback

Consider investing a few minutes of your time today on the OpenTelemetry Community Feedback Survey, it helps the community to serve you better.

CloudWatch log filtering

My colleagues Puneeth Komaragiri and Andrew Huynh wrote Optimize Log Collection with Amazon CloudWatch Agent Log Filter Expressions. Useful!

Collector practices

Exposing a collector for cross cluster communication by Benedikt Bongartz is a nice and useful hands-on contrib on the topic, via the OpenTelemetry blog.

Collector config validator

The talented Clay Smith wrote this awesome tool: check out the OpenTelemetry Collector Configuration Validator online and also as a standalone open source tool via GitHub. Thanks a bunch!

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!