Observability Observed

A presentation at DevOpsDays Portland 2019 in in Portland, OR, USA by Aaron Aldrich

In DevOps, especially on the Ops side of the house, it seems you can’t outrun this Observability term, but what is it? Monitoring with a new name? A marketing gimmick for new infrastructure tools? Something about dynamic linear systems? And why should I care? And if I do care, how do I get started?

This 5 minute talk will introduce what Observability is, convince you to care, and give you some starting points and guidelines to think about as you get started with a slide reserved for “where to go from here”. Or better yet: let’s Open Space about that.

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