Visualize and validate OTel¶
The wonderful folks from Dash0 launched OTelBin. You can use it either as an online tool or run it yourself as OSS: OTelBin allows you to edit, validate, and visualize your OpenTelemetry configurations. Thanks so much!
OpenTelemetry metrics in Go¶
Are you a Gopher and want to add metrics using OTel to your Go apps? Well, then I've go something for you: Adding OpenTelemetry Metrics in Your Go App by Matheus Nogueira is a really nice article on the topic.
Reducing MTTR in serverless¶
My colleague Erich Wolz wrote Lowering MTTR with Amazon CloudWatch and AWS X-Ray, where you can learn about good practices for serverless workloads.
Spring Boot & OpenTelemetry¶
Adam Waniak and Maciej Nawrocki of Bright Inventions shared How to integrate a Spring Boot app with Grafana using OpenTelemetry standards, a great in-depth end user contribution.
Observability vendor lock-in¶
Tal Borenstein published Observability vendor lock-in is in the small details and makes the case that their offering is different. Not sure I agree with all points but thanks for sharing.
OTel HTTP semconv stable¶
Hot off the OpenTelemetry blog, learn from Trask Stalnaker (Microsoft) everything you need to know about this important chapter: HTTP semantic conventions declared stable. Just in time for KubeCon ;)
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!