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Profiling overview

Nicolas Takashi wrote Observability beyond the three pillars — Profiling in da house., a short but comprehensive overview on continuous profiling and associated tooling.

FOSDEM recap

Interesting talks on Observability from Fosdem 2023 by Prathamesh Sonpatki is a really nice recap of the most important OSS event of the year. Thank you!

Prometheus LTS experience

Dmitri Lerko pointed out to me Alina Frolova's article about Grafana Mimir — our journey towards infinite wisdom with 5m active time series, a Prometheus Long-Term Storage (LTS) report.

OpenTelemetry in Go

Komu Wairagu wrote the very useful article The complete guide to OpenTelemetry in Go, covering all signal types, instrumentation to consumption. Well done and KUTGW!

Practical OpenTelemetry

Daniel Gomez Blanco, a Principal Engineer at Skyscanner, has announced that his book Practical OpenTelemetry: Adopting Open Observability Standards Across Your Organization will soon (March 6) be available. Pre-ordered and can't wait to read this adoption guide!

OpenTelemetry on the desktop

Stumbled upon CtrlSpice/otel-desktop-viewer, a CLI tool for receiving OpenTelemetry traces on your local machine. Helps you to visualize and explore traces without sending it to a back-end.

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!