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Kubernetes SLOs

The awesome Nobl9 crew open sourced Essential Kubernetes Gauges, a set of standardized, pre-fabricated SLOs that measure the reliability of your Kubernetes cluster. Thank you!

Flame graphs 101

In Ice and Fire: How to read icicle and flame graphs, the talented Kemal Akkoyun explains in-depth how flame and icicle graphs work. Well done :)

Observability with OTel

Check out this wonderful InfoQ article with Daniel Gomez Blanco (Principal Engineer at Skyscanner): Effective and Efficient Observability with OpenTelemetry.

CNCF CTO on OpenTelemetry

The most recent OpenObservability show features Chris Aniszczyk, the CTO of the CNCF. Check out A Fireside Chat with CNCF’s CTO on OpenTelemetry.

OTel end-users March 2023

Via the OpenTelemetry blog: Reese Lee of New Relic compiled OpenTelemetry End-User Discussions Summary for March 2023 with all the topics we discussed that month. Thank you!

.NET OTel performance

The one and only Martin Thwaites (Honeycomb) asked Does OpenTelemetry in .NET Cause Performance Degradation? and then provided a Betteridge’s Law defying answer. Great insights, thanks for sharing.

OpenTelemetry in use

I had the pleasure to host Asaf Mesika in the newest "OpenTelemetry in use" podcast episode. So, Meet Asaf of StreamNative and join the conversation, afterwards.

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!