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System overview dashboards

Can We Stop With Those Horrible “System Overview” Dashboards Already? by Boris Cherkasky sounds like a rant, but is really a useful high-level guide on dashboard design.

Kubernetes monitoring

The most recent OpenObservability Talks podcast episode on the topic Is Kubernetes Monitoring Flawed? has Aliaksandr Valialkin (CTO at VictoriaMetrics) as guest.

Observability overview

Italo Santos wrote Observability, Monitoring, Alerting, providing a nice overview with great further reading material.

.NET tracing with OTel

The Guide to Distributed Tracing with OpenTelemetry Dotnet by Team Aspecto is a useful hands-on piece on the topic. Thanks!

OpenTelemetry on Kubernetes

Pavol Loffay of Red Hat shared in a tweet their DevNation talk Using OpenTelemetry on Kubernetes including slide deck and recording. Check it out!

OTel End Users

Read up on the OpenTelemetry End User Discussions Summary for January 2023 and, even better, consider joining one of the meetings, taking place monthly in three regions: Americas, Europe Middle-East & Africa, and Asia-Pacific.

Observability day at KubeCon EU

PSA: at KubeCon EU there will (again) be an Observability Day and the CfP is still open until 2023-02-12.

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!