Data-driven alert tuning¶
Data-driven alert tuning by Trevor Li is a great hands-on guide on this topic, have a look!
JMX metric insights¶
In Gaining JMX Metric Insights with the OpenTelemetry Java Agent Samudraneel Dasgupta shows how to collect metrics from Kafka, and you can do the same for many more Java servers and frameworks, from Tomcat to ActiveMQ.
Visualize costs with Grafana¶
My colleagues Munish Dabra and Chris Strzelczyk wrote Visualize and gain insights into your AWS cost and usage with Amazon Managed Grafana.
Observability strategies: eBPF¶
Observability strategies to not overload engineering teams – eBPF by Nicolas Takashi is his latest installment on the topic, worth a read!
O11y-driven Go development¶
Check out what Adnan Rahic wrote on Observability-driven development with Go and Tracetest.
On the topic of profiling, read Why metrics, logs, and traces aren’t enough by Israel Ogbole, Thomas Dullien, and Sean Heelan.
My colleague Rafael Pereyra wrote Using AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT) and IAM Roles Anywhere on-premises to ingest metrics into Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus. Bravo!
OTel collector scaling¶
The one an only Juraci Paixão Kröhling wrote How to scale the OpenTelemetry collector and I take it the plan is to contribute this to the upstream OpenTelemetry docs. Thank you!
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!