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OpenTelemetry instrumentation

Best practices for instrumenting OpenTelemetry by Bahubali Shetti of Elastic is a nice contribution in this space, thank you for sharing.

OpenTelemetry metrics

Goutham Veeramachaneni of Grafana Labs on OpenTelemetry metrics: A guide to Delta vs. Cumulative temporality trade-offs. Excellent deep-dive, KUTGW!

Choice Hotels and Prometheus

Choice Hotels' Stephen Cihak, Abhiram Madadi, and Gopi Akula co-authored Choice Hotels adopts Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus for operational excellence and cost efficiency with my colleagues Vikram Venkataraman, Anthony Mirabella, and Abhijeet Ganpatrao Patil. Really good lessons learned!

How OTel drives Gloo

Krisztian Fekete wrote How OpenTelemetry Drives Gloo Platform’s Graph, a short but useful case study.

OTel in o11y platforms

In Top 8 Observability Platforms With OpenTelemetry Support in 2023 Akanksha Rana reflects on pros and cons of different offerings w.r.t. OTel.

OpenTelemetry in focus

OpenTelemetry in Focus, September 2023 by Austin Parker brings you up to speed on what's happened in the past month in the OTel project.

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!