OpenTelemetry

November 17, 2022

OpenTelemetry, a collaborative open source observability project, has introduced a new network protocol that addresses the infrastructure management headache, coupled with collector configuration options to filter and reduce data volume ...

October 27, 2022

After reading the seven previous parts of APMdigest's A Guide to OpenTelemetry, you may be convinced that OTel is the right path your organization. It may be inevitable ... APMdigest asked several industry experts for their advice on getting started ...

October 26, 2022

Just as questions arise about how Application Performance Management (APM) and OpenTelemetry impact each other, we also want to talk about the relationship between AIOps and OpenTelemetry ...

October 25, 2022

Since Application Performance Management (APM) is a major focus of APMdigest, in Part 6 we investigate the relationship between OpenTelemetry and APM. This leads to some important questions: How is OpenTelemetry different from APM? Do you need both, or does OpenTelemetry replace APM? ...

October 24, 2022

While OpenTelemetry offers many advantages, the experts point out several challenges as well ...

October 20, 2022

In Part 4, APMdigest covers the results that users can expect to achieve when adopting OpenTelemetry ...

October 19, 2022

One of the reasons OpenTelemetry is becoming so popular is because of the many advantages. In A Guide to OpenTelemetry, APMdigest breaks these advantages down into two groups: the beneficial capabilities of OpenTelemetry and the results users can expect from OpenTelemetry. In Part 3, we cover the capabilities ...

October 18, 2022
OpenTelemetry is not fully mature today, although you can begin to implement components currently. The question is: When will OpenTelemetry be fully ready? ...
October 17, 2022

OpenTelemetry — You have probably heard of it. You may already be using parts of it. In this 8-part blog series, posted over the next two weeks, APMdigest will explore OpenTelemetry, with input from a range of experts on the subject ...

June 21, 2022

Organizations are moving to microservices and cloud native architectures at an increasing pace. The primary incentive for these transformation projects is typically to increase the agility and velocity of software release and product innovation. These dynamic systems, however, are far more complex to manage and monitor, and they generate far higher data volumes ...

May 17, 2022

Between 2012 to 2015 all of the hyperscalers attempted to use the legacy APM solutions to improve their own visibility. To no avail. The problem was that none of the previous generations of APM solutions could match the scaling demand, nor could they provide interoperability due to their proprietary and exclusive agentry ...

December 13, 2021

Industry experts offer thoughtful, insightful, and often controversial predictions on how APM, AIOps, Observability, OpenTelemetry, and related technologies will evolve and impact business in 2022. Part 4 covers OpenTelemetry ...

December 10, 2020

Industry experts offer thoughtful, insightful, and often controversial predictions on how APM and related technologies will evolve and impact business in 2021. Part 2 covers APM and Observability ...