The OpenTelemetry Bootcamp

A video series that brings you everything you need to know to get started with OpenTelemetry and observability. From zero to hero, this is where you get your questions answered.

Here’s what you get

Community Q&A

Join the Slack community and ask any question. We’ll answer them right on the spot.

Vendor Neutral

Pure observability and OpenTelemetry education, no vendors, no promotions.

100% Free

Just jump into the library, get yourself some coffee, sit back and relax.

Episode 1: Intro to OpenTelemetry

  • How OpenTelemetry can help me
  • Overview of the architecture
  • Basic deployment

Episode 2: Integrate Your Code

  • OpenTelemetry SDK deep dive + instrumentations
  • How to integrate traces, logs, and metrics
  • Real-world use cases and how to solve them

Episode 3: Deploy to Production

  • Deploying a collector
  • Setting up a traces storage
  • Implementation & production-ready deployment

Episode 4: Dealing with High Volumes

  • Managing sample rate
  • Tradeoffs to consider
  • Cost

Episode 5: Custom Instrumentation

  • Benefits & best practices
  • How to do it yourself

Episode 6: Testing with OpenTelemetry

  • Intro to trace-based testing
  • Available open-sources
  • Implementation & real-world usage

Brought to you by Aspecto

With your host, Michael Haberman

Requirements

All live coding during these sessions will be done with NodeJS