AWS Open Source Blog

Category: Monitoring and observability

Simplifying OpenTelemetry Collector and Go library releases with the Go MultiMod tool

Managing versions and releases of multiple Go Modules can be a struggle to perform manually for maintainers of large repositories, especially due to the lack of official Golang support for this task. In this post, AWS Observability intern software engineer Eddy Lin discusses his experience building the Go MultiMod tool, an open source solution that […]

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Building a series deletion API in Cortex

In this post, Ilan Gofman, an intern on the Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus team, shares his experience of designing and implementing the series deletion feature inside of the Cortex open source project. This new API will provide the ability to delete series from Cortex using the blocks storage engine. This blog post details the […]

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Building a Helm chart for deploying the OpenTelemetry Operator

In this post, Shibo Wang, an intern on the AWS Open Source Observability team, shares his experience of designing and building the OpenTelemetry Operator Helm chart and integrating the OpenTelemetry Operator into the AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT). This open source Helm chart allows you to install the OpenTelemetry Operator to an on-premises or managed […]

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Building the Geomap plugin for Grafana 8.1

In this post, AWS software development intern engineers Bryan Uribe and Eunice Kim talk about their experience with developing the new panel plugin, Geomap, for Grafana. They share goals for the project, key design details, and lessons learned through working on one of the most popular open source projects. Introducing Grafana and the Geomap plugin […]

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AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT) 0.11.0 is now available

AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT) 0.11.0 is now available. Release highlights include support for Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) metrics. Amazon EKS metrics can be monitored in Amazon CloudWatch Container Insights and include CPU usage, memory, disk and network status, in addition to other infrastructure metrics. ADOT 0.11.0 also supports Prometheus metrics collected from […]

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Using AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry Collector for cross-account metrics collection on Amazon ECS

In November 2020, we announced OpenTelemetry support on AWS with AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT), a secure, production-ready, AWS-supported distribution of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) OpenTelemetry project. With ADOT, you can instrument applications to send correlated metrics and traces to multiple AWS solutions, such as our Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus (AMP) and […]

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Managing AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry Collector with AWS Systems Manager Distributor

AWS Systems Manager Distributor simplifies the distribution, installation, and update process for software packages on managed instances at scale. AWS Systems Manager also provides a secured and centralized repository with version control for these software packages. With AWS Systems Manager Distributor, users can install and update their software packages for a large set of managed […]

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AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry 0.10.0 is now available with AWS Lambda layers for .Net

AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT) version 0.10.0 is now available with AWS Lambda layers for AWS X-Ray support in .Net. Latest versions of AWS Lambda layers with AWS X-Ray support are now available for the OpenTelemetry Collector, Java, Java instrumentation, JavaScript, and Python. Review the changelog for the list of Lambda updates made for version […]

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AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry adds Lambda layers for more languages and Collector

The latest release of the AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT) now provides AWS-managed Lambda layers for Java, NodeJS, and Python for an easier getting-started experience for customers sending traces from their applications to AWS X-Ray. ADOT 0.9.0 also now provides a Lambda layer for the OpenTelemetry Collector for customers to collect trace data from their […]

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AWS One Observability Demo Workshop: What’s new with Prometheus, Grafana, and OpenTelemetry 

Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers a variety of observability services and tools to gain visibility and insights about your workload’s health and performance. For example, Amazon CloudWatch and AWS X-Ray offer a variety of features to collect, ingest, and perform operations on traces, metrics, and log data generated from workloads. Purpose-built solutions, such as CloudWatch […]

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