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OpenTelemetry for the frontend

Read Ben Greenberg's Using OpenTelemetry to reduce the web development tooling tax, an interesting use case.

JavaScript instrumentation

In How OpenTelemetry works under the hood in JavaScript, Ran Nozik walks us through the inner workings of OpenTelemetry JavaScript instrumentation.

Python instrumentation

Adri Villela on Auto-Instrumentation Is Magic: Using OpenTelemetry Python with Lightstep, a detailed hands-on. Noice!

SigNoz podcast

In Database Decision-Making for Observability, from Simple to Complex, Jonah Kowall hosts Pranay Prateek of SigNoz and they discuss o11y datastore challenges (ClickHouse is a thing ;)

Prometheus 101

Masato Naka provides a short but comprehensive Prometheus overview.

Monitoring, APM, and o11y

Application performance monitoring vs. application performance observability by Dave Andersonis discusses monitoring/APM/observability (via the CNCF blog).


A couple of new tools as well as tooling updates I stumbled upon and found noteworthy:

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!