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PHP auto-instrumentation

Przemek Delewski of Sumo Logic shared OpenTelemetry PHP Auto-Instrumentation via the OpenTelemetry blog. Learn from this hands-on article how you can benefit from OTel in a widely used programming language!

Profiles back-end

Designing Your Indexes for Better Database Performance by Alfonso Subiotto Marqués explains how the good folks from Polar Signals dramatically improved the FrostDB performance, a back-end you can use to store profiles.

OTel tracing for React

Purva Naik wrote How to enable OpenTelemetry traces in React applications, a really useful hands-on piece.

Testing Kafka workflows

Testing Kafka-based Asynchronous Workflows Using OpenTelemetry by Arjun Iyer and Scott Cotton is an excellent OpenTelemetry use case study. Thank you!

SR Radio on OTel

The one and only Alex Boten, coder and book author extraordinar was a guest at the recent SE Radio podcast, listen in and learn from Alex Boten on OpenTelemetry.

Container metrics

In Understand container metrics and why they matter Ian Kiprotich dives deep into metrics in and from containerized environments. Well done!

RoI driven o11y

Every now and then I'm tooting my own horn, so here we go: in Return on Investment Driven Observability I'm trying to motivate and explain how you can introduce observability in your org based on working backwards from goals, taking the investments and the returns into account.

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!