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OpenTelemetry in focus

Via the OpenTelemetry blog: OpenTelemetry in Focus, April 2023, by Austin Parker, brings you up to speed with the development including releases and events.

Observability day recordings

CNCF made the recordings from the Observability Day Europe 2023 (at KubeCon 2023 in Amsterdam) available via a YouTube playlist. Enjoy and kudos to CNCF for the quick turnaround!

Code profiling

Sentry's Indragie Karunaratne on Profiling Code to Solve Performance Issues Faster, a Q&A style article via TNS.

The value of ADOT

Is it Observable has an episode on The value of AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT) , showing it in action with Dynatrace. Yours truly had the honor to provide some context ;)

Exponential histograms

Daniel Dyla of OpenTelemetry fame wrote Exponential Histograms, a useful contrib that explains how they work and how to use them.

Learning OpenTelemetry

There is a new book in town: Learning OpenTelemetry by Austin Parker and Ted Young is in Early Release with O'Reilly. Currently the first two chapters are available and I can't wait to see the final version. Congrats to you two!

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!