This week’s issue is loaded with hands-on technical posts and topics. Lots of Prometheus and OpenTelemetry coverage, and a flashback to early web viz. 🌈📈📷
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A brief look at the history and differences between two popular open source Observability agents.
One company’s journey to incorporate tracing into their application stack.
A creative way of building your own dynamic alerts that doesn’t require AI (whew).
Who else remembers the old WebOps Visualizations album on Flickr?
Although I really like the deliberate approach here, I could’ve used without the hand-wavy AIOps step.
Some debugging tips and examples for tracking memory leaks in Node.js.
A solid introduction to OpenTelemetry with examples in Java.
The follow-up article from the same author, this time with a focus on context propagation.
A handy guide for capturing your Lambda metrics in Prometheus through the use of Pushgateway.
OpenTelemetry passes another major milestone, having reached feature parity with OpenCensus with most popular programming languages. Accordingly, the OpenCensus project (which merged with the OpenTracing project to form OpenTelemetry) is being sunset this year.
Monitorama has announced their full agenda for this year’s event. Looks like an awesome collection of topics and speakers. Hope to see you there!
The Open Source Monitoring Conference is returning for another event this November in Germany. Proposals are now being accepted for their Call for Papers.
See you next week!
– Jason (@obfuscurity) Monitoring Weekly Editor