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Observability at the edge

In Observability at the Edge Brian Chambers of Chick-fil-A shares their approach, tooling, and lessons learned around observability. Great end-user contribution!

PromQL in action

Simple Prometheus queries for metrics inspection by Michal Kazmierczak is a super useful reference of PromQL queries you want to bookmark. Thanks a lot!

Query language standardization

Dotan Horovits via the CNCF blog: Streamlining observability: the journey towards query language standardization. Exciting times :)

PostgreSQL performance

The Uptrace folks published Tuning PostgreSQL settings for performance, a short but useful knowledge sharing contribution.

Observability for security

Harry Kimpel of New Relic wrote How to use IAST to prove exploitable vulnerabilities within your first-party code, a nice hands-on article on a security use case.

Migrating to OTel collector

If you're in the process of standardizing on OpenTelemetry and wondering how to use the OpenTelemetry collector to scrape your Prometheus targets, check out Migrating from Prometheus to AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT), an in-depth guide on the topic.

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!