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OpenTelemetry for Python

In OpenTelemetry for Python: Manual Configuration & Context Propagation the one and only Adri Villela provides a deep-dive on this topic. Thank you!

Tail sampling 101

Learn from Reese Lee all about Tail Sampling with OpenTelemetry: Why it’s useful, how to do it, and what to consider, via the OpenTelemetry blog. Excellent overview and hands-on.

Distributed tracing for Go

Interesting update from Odigos: Effortless distributed tracing for Go applications.

Profile-Guided Optimizations

The wonderful Frederic Branczyk on Exploring Go's Profile-Guided Optimizations, another very exciting use case for Continuous Profiling in action.

Find slow data processing tasks

Find slow data processing tasks (before your customers do) by Itamar Turner-Trauring is a fascinating applied observability write-up. Thank you so much for sharing!

Observability strategies

In Observability strategies to not overload engineering teams Nicolas Takashi shares tips on the topic. Useful!

PHP and OpenTelemetry

If you're using PHP and are interested to do distributed tracing, have a look at what we launched: AWS X-Ray support for tracing PHP applications via OpenTelemetry.

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