Now more than ever, it’s vital to know how your systems are performing. Outages can cripple e-commerce and alienate customers. Unpredicted surges in web traffic can cause havoc. Hackers can grind your business to a halt— and even hold it for ransom.
The best defense against all of these scenarios is observability—not just monitoring, but a holistic approach that includes metrics, logs, and tracing. These days, the responsibility for paying attention to all of this falls not just on operations engineers, but on the whole DevOps team.
In the latest anthology from The New Stack, we assemble some of our best articles on this trending topic—including new analysis from our editors. It’s a high-level overview of the evolution of observability, why it’s not the same as monitoring, and how the insight gathered by DevOps teams is furthering their understanding of how applications run on complex, distributed infrastructure.
In the ebook, you’ll learn about: