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observIQ Announces General Availability of Open Source Observability Solution BindPlane OP

by observIQ Media on
August 11, 2022

Manages thousands of agents in one control panel, with enhanced filters to reduce data for greater control, lower costs GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Open source telemetry innovator observIQ announces the general availability of BindPlane OP (observability pipeline), the first open source observability pipeline built specifically for OpenTelemetry. Enterprise-ready BindPlane OP provides the ability to control observability costs and […]

How to Monitor SAP Hana with OpenTelemetry

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by Paul Stefanski on
August 10, 2022

SAP Hana monitoring support is now available in the open source OpenTelemetry collector. You can check out the OpenTelemetry repo here! You can utilize this receiver in conjunction with any OTel collector: including the OpenTelemetry Collector and observIQ’s distribution of the collector. Below are quick instructions for setting up observIQ’s OpenTelemetry distribution, and shipping SAP […]

BindPlane OP Reaches GA

by Ryan Goins on
August 10, 2022

Today we’re excited to announce BindPlane OP – the first observability pipeline built for OpenTelemetry – is out of beta and now generally available. You can download the latest version here.  Two months ago we released BindPlane OP in beta, and while we were confident we had something special, the response surpassed all of our […]

observIQ CEO Mike Kelly Talks Telemetry With TFiR

by observIQ Media on
August 3, 2022

observIQ CEO Mike Kelly is a telemetry industry veteran, and we’re excited to see him sharing his knowledge on the TFiR show. In this episode, Mike breaks down the basics of Telemetry, the tech, the state of the industry, and where he thinks it’s headed. He also talks about some of observIQ’s new technologies and […]

How to monitor Apache Flink with OpenTelemetry

by Jonathan Wamsley on
July 29, 2022

Apache Flink monitoring support is now available in the open source OpenTelemetry collector. You can check out the OpenTelemetry repo here! You can utilize this receiver in conjunction with any OTel collector: including the OpenTelemetry Collector and observIQ’s distribution of the collector. Below are quick instructions for setting up observIQ’s OpenTelemetry distribution, and shipping Apache […]

BindPlane OP Build Process – Using Goreleaser

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by Joe Sirianni on
July 28, 2022

Intro BindPlane OP is written in Go. It is a single http webserver, serving REST, Websocket, and Graphql clients. It includes embedded react applications for serving the user interface. Go provides us with the ability to produce a single binary program that has no external dependencies. The binary is not dynamically linked to external libraries, […]

How to monitor Jetty using OpenTelemetry

by Miguel Rodriguez on
July 26, 2022

You can now monitor Jetty for free using top of the line open source monitoring tools in OpenTelemetry. If you are as excited as we are, take a look at the details of this support in OpenTelemetry’s repo.  The best part is that this receiver works with any OpenTelemetry collector: including the OpenTelemetry Collector and  […]

Serverless Monitoring In The Cloud With The observIQ Distro for OpenTelemetry

by Dylan Myers on
July 25, 2022

Part 1: Google Cloud Run In this part 1 of a blog series on serverless monitoring, we will learn how to run the observIQ Distro For OpenTelemetry Collector, referred to as “oiq-otel-collector”, in Google Cloud Run. There are many reasons that someone may want to run monitoring in a serverless state. In our example, we […]

How to Monitor SQL Server with OpenTelemetry

by Keith Schmitt on
July 20, 2022

We’re excited to announce the latest OpenTelemetry receiver contribution: SQL Server monitoring. All of our logging and monitoring contributions are available through the open source OpenTelemetry collector. You can check it out here!  You can utilize this receiver in conjunction with any OTel collector: including the OpenTelemetry Collector and observIQ’s distribution of the collector. Below […]

How to monitor Hadoop with OpenTelemetry

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by Deepa Ramachandra on
July 18, 2022

We are back with a simplified configuration for another critical open-source component, Hadoop. Monitoring Hadoop applications helps to ensure that the data sets are distributed as expected across the cluster. Although Hadoop is considered to be very resilient to network mishaps, monitoring Hadoop clusters is inevitable. Hadoop is monitored using the JMX receiver.  The configuration […]