Postgres back-end for Jaeger¶
In Using PostgreSQL as a Scalable, Durable, and Reliable Storage for Jaeger Tracing Ramon Guiu provides a hands-on deep dive on the topic.
Distributed tracing predictions¶
The good folks from Keyval making some interesting predictions, read Distributed Tracing in 2025: What the future holds to see if you'd agree.
PromCon EU 2022¶
Two days worth of live streams of the recent PromCon Europe 2022 are available on YouTube, check it out!
OpenTelemetry, The Missing Ingredient by Ben Hall of gov.uk is a really well done overview including a lot of visuals and examples. Thank you!
If you're interested in an overview on how to run the OpenTelemetry collector including examples, read Ashok Nagaraj's OpenTelemetry collector: the powerful recipe for observability pipelines.
New tools I stumbled upon and found noteworthy:
- Autograf dynamically generates Grafana dashboards based on Prometheus metrics
- Prometheus Clickhouse Bridge provides a Prometheus Remote Write/Read interface on top of ClickHouse
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!