Publication: The New Stack
Title: Why You Can’t Afford to Ignore Distributed Tracing for Observability
Author: Gianluca Arbezzano
Abstract: In this article, InfluxData SRE Gianluca Arbezzano covers the importance of distributed tracing. He begins by distinguishing between monitoring and observability. He discusses the complex nature of distributed systems and shares his experience gained at InfluxData as to why distributed tracing is an observability tool essential to your toolkit. He concludes that “observability is important not only in production but in development as it teaches you how your program works” and that “distributed tracing is key in development cycles because the architecture of modern applications is very different from that of older ones…” Click the button to read the full coverage.
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