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Category: OpenTelemetry

Observability   OpenTelemetry  

Getting Started with OpenTelemetry: Three Companies Check Into OTel Observability

Learn how Jimdo, Upgrade, and Campspot benefited from OpenTelemetry, whether in improved performance, or by avoiding vendor lock-in....

OpenTelemetry  

Running the OpenTelemetry Collector in Azure Container Apps

In this post, we’ll look at how to host the OpenTelemetry Collector in Azure Container Apps. There are a few gotchas with how it’s deployed,...

OpenTelemetry  

OpenTelemetry Logs, OpenTelemetry Go, and the Road Ahead

We’ve got a lot of OpenTelemetry-flavored honey to send your way, ranging from OpenTelemetry SDK distribution updates to protocol support. We now support OpenTelemetry logs,...

Monitoring   OpenTelemetry  

Monitoring Unit Tests with OpenTelemetry in .NET

In this post, we’ll look at how you can use OpenTelemetry to monitor your unit tests and send that data to Honeycomb to visualize. It’s...

OpenTelemetry  

Send a Test Span Through an OpenTelemetry Collector

The scenario: you want to see distributed traces, maybe for your web app. You’ve set up an OpenTelemetry collector to receive OTLP traces in JSON...

Observability   OpenTelemetry  

Adding Code Tags to Your OpenTelemetry Spans

One of the reasons that OpenTelemetry is great at doing this is that a lot of the common attributes you may find on a span...

OpenTelemetry   Tutorials  

A to Z With Observability and OpenTelemetry

“How do I get started on instrumentation with OpenTelemetry, while also following best practices for the long-term?” This article is all about taking you from...

Ask Miss O11y   OpenTelemetry  

What the Hell is Activity Anyway?

Dear Miss O11y, I use .NET and I keep seeing something called `Activity` but in OpenTelemetry there is only talk about “Span” and “Trace,” why?...

Ask Miss O11y   OpenTelemetry  

Ask Miss O11y: As a developer, how can I try out observability?

Dear Miss o11y, What's the first small thing to do in o11y that would teach me something, bring something valuable, and open the way for...