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eBPF for observability

Using eBPF and predefined inspections to minimize "observability tax" by Nikolay Sivko is a nice hands-on piece, showing Coroot applied.

SLOs for software quality

In Implementing service-level objectives to improve software quality Paco Porro provides some high-level best practices.

Observe dogfooding

Knox Lively explains a dogfooding use case in How Observe Uses … Observe! and shares some tips along with it.

Distributed tracing in Go

Javier Soto wrote Golang Monitoring 102: Distributed Tracing with Opentelemetry, a hands-on overview and intro for Gophers.

Best of Grafana dashboards

Learn from Joey Bartolomeo about Grafana dashboards in 2022: Memorable use cases of the year. Nice visual collection!

GitOps observability

A cool demo by Andreas Grabner: check out Keptn Lifecycle Toolkit Demo Tutorial on k3s, with ArgoCD for GitOps, OTel, Prometheus and Grafana (9 min YouTube video), to see GitOps observability in action.

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