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Check out the Monitoring & Observability devroom sessions of this year's FOSDEM with excellent content from "When Prometheus Met OpenTelemetry" to "What is CI/CD observability, and how to bring observability to CI/CD pipelines?".

Introduction to observability

Introduction to Observability by Matei Tiloiu is a short high-level overview which includes some further reading.

OpenTelemetry dog fooding

In Eating Our Own Dog Food: Causely’s Journey with OpenTelemetry & Causal AI, Endre Sara of Causely reports on experiences implementing OpenTelemetry for their SaaS offering.

OpenTelemetry in practice

Sergii Bieliaievskyi published OpenTelemetry. The Domino Effect: How a Minor Feature Redefined the Game. My story., a hands-on piece where he shares his OTel story. Thanks for sharing!

Fargate o11y

My colleagues Elamaran Shanmugam, Ratnopam Chakrabarti, and Bhavye Sharma wrote Observing Kubernetes workloads on AWS Fargate with AWS managed open-source services.

Playwright and OpenTelemetry

In Test and Debug Critical End to End Flows with Playwright and OpenTelemetry Ken Hamric shows hands-on how trace-based testing can be achieved.

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!