Applying Observability with OpenTelemetry — Part 2 — Metrics and Logs

This is the second part in a series about OpenTelemetry:

  • Part 1 — Distributed Tracing
  • Part 2 — Metrics and Logs (this post)
  • Part 3 — Cloud-native integration with AWS

Metrics

Telemetry has long been used in industries to monitor and predict potential issues. For example, most cars today have an onboard diagnostic system (OBD) that can be connected with a scanner to read its trouble code. A solar monitoring…