Really glad to be back from vacation. Seems it was a busy week for CNCF-related topics – plenty of observability and OpenTelemetry-related posts to chew on. Enjoy! 🔎📖😎
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A broader look at microservice interactions along with some thoughts about their observability.
How to benefit from tracing your Flask applications with OpenTelemetry.
Metrics and monitoring considerations for Spark clusters.
Confused by all of the “Open” projects related to observability? You’re not the only one. Useful breakdown of the ecosystem of oft-misunderstood CNCF projects.
An excellent review of Amazon EFS metrics to keep tabs on.
Complicated AWS service transactional monitoring is complicated.
An interesting new tool from the OSLabs tech accelerator program, KUR8 leverages the strengths of Prometheus with an interface optimized for managing Kubernetes clusters.
We’ve all heard from folks wondering how to contribute or get involved with open source. Here’s a nice story of a contributor who tried-tried again to get accepted into the Linux Foundation Mentorship program for OpenTelemetry.
An appetizer-sized introduction to Prometheus, Node Exporter, and instrumenting your Python app.
I’m seeing more collaboration (and overlap) between Observability and Security teams than ever before. This story touches on a big part of that – supporting security controls and processes with system logs.
Seems like Grafana 8.0 just came out a few days ago. Now Grafana 8.1 is already out, with some notable enhancements and some new panels.
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“A visual overview of Kubernetes architecture and Prometheus metrics.”
After 35 years, USENIX is marking the end of the LISA conference. Sad to see this go, it was a big part of my early career as a Systems Administrator.
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– Jason (@obfuscurity) Monitoring Weekly Editor