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Visualization in the age of OTel

Check out Observability Visualization in the Age of OpenTelemetry by Devrim Demiroz. This 42 min video up on YouTube was recorded at SREday 2023 and if you're only watching one video this week, consider this one to be it.


Alex Boten's PSA on the OTel collector: Bye bye logging exporter, hello debug exporter!. Not gonna lie, have been waiting for this.

Prometheus alerts at scale

Tanmay Bhat shared Managing Prometheus alerts in Kubernetes at scale using GitOps, a hands-on deep dive on the topic. Excellent work, keep it up.

Elastic AI assistant

Bahubali Shetti on Context-aware insights using the Elastic AI Assistant for Observability, a interesting AI/MLOps demo.

Monitoring Kubernetes with OTel

In Monitoring Kubernetes with OpenTelemetry the one and only Reese Lee (New Relic) provides us with a deep dive on what and how to monitor Kubernetes using an open standard. Thank you!

OpenTelemetry @ KubeConNA

Via the OpenTelemetry blog Severin Neumann of Cisco writes Join us for OpenTelemetry Talks and Activities at KubeCon NA 2023. If you plan to attend KubeCon NA, now you know where to go ;)

Profiling Python & Ruby

Profiling Python and Ruby using eBPF by Kemal Akkoyun and Javier Honduvilla Coto is an excellent article on the topic, using Parca to demonstrate how to go about it. Exciting times!

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!