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OpenTelemetry profiling

With a PR titled Introduces Profiling Data Model, a new OpenTelemetry Enhancement Proposal (OTEP), we witness another step in the direction of adding support for profiles in addition to traces, metrics, and logs. This will allow to standardize continuous profiling offerings such as Parca and Pyroscope and unlocks more observability use cases. Exciting!

Reduce vulnerability risk

Open Source Observability Reduces Vulnerability Risk by Dana Crane is a really good article on a security use case, recommend to read.

.NET auto-instrumentation

David Hope on Auto-instrumentation of .NET applications with OpenTelemetry, a detailed, hands-on piece. Thank you!

Effective & efficient o11y

The one and only Dan Gomez Blanco in this most excellent QCon session on Effective and Efficient Observability with OpenTelemetry. A must-watch!

OpenTelemetry in focus

It's time again for an OpenTelemetry in Focus. This August 23 edition by Austin Parker summarizes what's going on in the project.

Distributed tracing with OTel

In Observability: Distributed Tracing with OpenTelemetry — Part 1 Prabuddha Chakraborty provides a nice overview and shares some insights on the Licious-internal APM platform built atop Jaeger and SigNoz.

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!