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How to monitor MongoDB with OpenTelemetry

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by Deepa Ramachandra on
May 19, 2022

MongoDB is a document-oriented and cross-platform database that maintains its documents in the binary encoded JSON format. Mongo’s replication capabilities and horizontal capability using sharding make MongoDB highly available. An effective monitoring solution can make it easier for you to identify issues with MongoDB such as resource availability, execution slowdowns, and scalability.   observIQ recently built […]

observIQ Expands Partnership with Google Cloud to Support OpenTelemetry

by observIQ Media on
May 18, 2022

observIQ provides unified view into workloads on Google Compute Engine and on premise Grand Rapids, MI (May 18, 2022) – Open source telemetry innovator observIQ has expanded its partnership with Google Cloud and Google Cloud’s Operations Suite, to improve telemetry for managing all business-critical applications and environments. The partnership will increase visibility into workloads running […]

How to Monitor Microsoft IIS with OpenTelemetry

by Miguel Rodriguez on
May 14, 2022

The OpenTelemetry members at observIQ are excited to add Microsoft IIS metric monitoring support to OpenTelemetry! You can now easily monitor your IIS web servers with the oIQ OpenTelemetry Collector.  You can add the IIS metric receiver to any OpenTelemetry collector. This post demonstrates just one configuration for shipping metrics with OpenTelemetry components. This configuration […]

How to Monitor Host Metrics with OpenTelemtry

by Austin Senkowski on
May 11, 2022

OpenTelemetry is at the core of standardizing telemetry solutions. At observIQ, we’re focused on building the very best in open source telemetry software. Our relationship with OpenTelemetry began in 2021, with observIQ, contributing our logging agent, Stanza, to the OpenTelemetry community. Now, we are shifting our focus to simplifying OpenTelemetry solutions to its large base […]

How to Monitor Riak Metrics with OpenTelemetry

by Mitchell Armstrong on
May 3, 2022

observIQ’s OpenTelemetry members contributed Riak metric monitoring support to OpenTelemetry! You can now monitor your Riak agent performance with OpenTelemetry, and deploy simply with the oIQ OpenTelemetry Collector.  You can add the Riak metric receiver to any OpenTelemetry collector. This post demonstrates a configuration for shipping metrics to Google Cloud Operations with OpenTelemetry components. This […]

How to Monitor Redis with OpenTelemetry

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by Deepa Ramachandra on
April 29, 2022

We’re excited to announce that we’ve recently contributed Redis monitoring support to the OpenTelemetry collector. You can check it out here! You can utilize this receiver in conjunction with any OTel collector: including the contrib collector, the observIQ’s distribution of the collector, as well as Google’s Ops Agent, as a few examples. Below are steps […]

How to Monitor MySQL with OpenTelemetry

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by Deepa Ramachandra on
April 28, 2022

MySQL is the trusted open-source database management system for many desktop, mobile, web, and cloud applications. Monitoring the performance of MySQL is critical but as the applications expand over multi-cloud, cloud-native, and hybrid cloud, monitoring also grows in complexity. Continuous monitoring and scaling help applications take advantage of MySQL’s capabilities such as reliability, security, flexibility, […]

Embed React in Golang

by Dave Vanlaningham on
April 14, 2022

In this article, we’ll learn how to embed a React single page application (SPA) in our Go backend. If you’re itching to look at code you can get started with our implementation here or view the final source code in the embeddable-react-final repository. In the meantime its worth discussing the problem that we’re here to solve and why […]

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How to collect metrics and logs for NGINX using the OpsAgent

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by Deepa Ramachandra on
March 22, 2022

Why use OpsAgent? The Ops agent is Google’s recommended agent for collating your application’s telemetry data, and forwarding them to GCP for visualization, alerting and monitoring. The Ops agent collates  logs and a metrics collector into one single powerhouse. Some of the key advantages of using the Ops agent are outlined below: Ability to monitor […]

What’s New at observIQ

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by Paul Stefanski on
January 27, 2022

You may have noticed a few changes around here. If you explore our new website, you’ll notice new products, expansions to our open source libraries, significant contributions to our favorite open source project, OpenTelemetry, and new integrations with Google Cloud. You might just think we’re taking “new year new me” a little too seriously, but […]