The Cybernetics of Observability and Monitoring

A presentation at CNCF & Instana Webinar by William Louth

What is Observability and how does it compare and contrast to Monitoring? In this webinar, William Louth, Complexity Scientist and ‘Thaumaturgist’ at Instana, will answer this question (and more) through a cybernetic lens.

  • How Observability and Monitoring fit into the process of quality improvement in distributed systems
  • The predicted evolution of Observability and Monitoring, with ever-increasing levels of complexity and rates of change
  • How to effectively manage these systems in the future through control signals and automatic self-adaptive components


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