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OpenTelemetry in Production: A Primer

At observIQ, we’re big believers and contributors to the OpenTelemetry project. In 2023, we saw project awareness reach an all-time high as we attended tradeshows like KubeCon and Monitorama. The project’s benefits of flexibility, performance, and vendor agnosticism have been making their rounds; we’ve seen a groundswell of customer interest.

What is the OpenTelemetry Transform Language (OTTL)?

The OpenTelemetry Transformation Language, or OTTL for short, offers a powerful way to manipulate telemetry data within the OpenTelemetry Collector. It can be leveraged in conjunction with OpenTelemetry processors (such as filter, routing, and transform), core components of the OpenTelemetry Collector. It caters to a range of tasks from simple alterations to complex changes.

How to Parse JSON With BindPlane

About ObservIQ: observIQ brings clarity and control to our customer's existing observability chaos. How? Through an observability pipeline: a fast, powerful and intuitive orchestration engine built for the modern observability team. Our product is designed to help teams significantly reduce cost, simplify collection, and standardize their observability data.

How to Monitor MySQL with OpenTelemetry

MySQL is the trusted open-source database management system for many desktop, mobile, web, and cloud applications. Monitoring the performance of MySQL is critical but as the applications expand over multi-cloud, cloud-native, and hybrid cloud, monitoring also grows in complexity. Continuous monitoring and scaling help applications take advantage of MySQL’s capabilities such as reliability, security, flexibility, availability, and performance scalability.

Viewing Audit Logs in BPOP Enterprise

About ObservIQ: observIQ brings clarity and control to our customer's existing observability chaos. How? Through an observability pipeline: a fast, powerful and intuitive orchestration engine built for the modern observability team. Our product is designed to help teams significantly reduce cost, simplify collection, and standardize their observability data.

How to Parse with Regex in BindPlane

About ObservIQ: observIQ brings clarity and control to our customer's existing observability chaos. How? Through an observability pipeline: a fast, powerful and intuitive orchestration engine built for the modern observability team. Our product is designed to help teams significantly reduce cost, simplify collection, and standardize their observability data.

How to Monitor SQL Server with OpenTelemetry

At observIQ, we've seen growing interest in observing the health of Windows systems and applications using OpenTelemetry. Requests on the SQL Server receiver continue to garner the most interest, so let's start there. Below are steps to get up and running quickly with the contrib distribution of the OpenTelemetry collector. We'll be collecting and shipping SQL Server metrics to a popular backend, Google Cloud.

When and How to Use Aggregators

There's lots of great reasons to run OTel agents as aggregator / gateway collectors. In this video we discuss 4 of the most common! About ObservIQ: observIQ brings clarity and control to our customer's existing observability chaos. How? Through an observability pipeline: a fast, powerful and intuitive orchestration engine built for the modern observability team. Our product is designed to help teams significantly reduce cost, simplify collection, and standardize their observability data.

How to Install and Configure an OpenTelemetry Collector

In the last 12 months, there’s been significant progress in the OpenTelemetry project -- arriving in the form of contributions, stability, and adoption. Being such, it felt a good time to refresh this post, providing project newcomers a short guide to get up and running quickly. In this post, I'll step through.