Observability is the latest iteration of application and network monitoring, giving organizations a view into CI/CD pipelines, microservices, Kubernetes and edge decies, among other systems. Yet handling all the data these systems throw off can be a huge challenge. Logs, metrics and traces are important sources of data for performance, But there’s more to observability than merely collecting data. It needs to be correlated into a topology, so that the relationships between all the moving parts can be seen, and you can learn how an event can impact some other part of the system.
Read Part 3 of SD Times “Deeper Look” into application monitoring to learn more. And, if you haven’t already done so, you can read Part 1 and Part 2 as well.