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OTel lessons learned

In OpenTelemetry - Simplifying Observability Magnus Holmstrom from TomTom engineering shares their lessons learned from a Proof of Concept with OpenTelemetry. The article covers both the technical as well as the human/team perspective. Thanks a lot for this and I'd love to see more of this kind of reporting!


Outreachy - How, When & Why? by Sakshi Patle, a final-year Computer Science and Engineering student, is a short piece on their internship with the OTel SIG Security. Welcome aboard and hope a bunch more will consider the Outreachy program.

On cardinality

Devrim Demiroz strikes again, this time he wrote Cardinality of Observability Cardinality Management Configurations, contemplating the topic including some really interesting "further reading" material. Thank you!

Testing front-ends

Cloud Native Observability and Cypress: An Unlikely Marriage by Ken Hamric shows how to do trace-based testing with Cypress, a tool for testing front-end apps.

Kubernetes troubleshooting

Maria of Kubeshop wrote 5 Essential K8s Troubleshooting + Monitoring Tasks, showing Botkube, a collaborative Kubernetes troubleshooting and monitoring tool, in action.

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!