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Looking Ahead | Observability Data Management Modernization

In this contributed article, Karen Pieper, VP of engineering at Era Software, discusses how organizations today use real-time data streams to keep up with evolving business requirements. Setting up data pipelines is easy. Handling the errors at each stage of the pipeline and not losing data is hard.

Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) Cloud Observability Survey, Sponsored by Yotascale, Reveals Enterprises are Challenged to Keep Track of Cloud Costs and Need Better Visibility into Cloud Spend

Yotascale, a leader in dynamic cloud cost management, announced the results of an ESG Observability Survey it sponsored to survey IT, DevOps, and AppDev professionals responsible for evaluating, purchasing, managing, and building application infrastructure. Out of 357 professionals, 64% agree that the adoption of public cloud or multiple public cloud providers has made observability significantly more difficult; this increases to 74% for the technology industry. The survey results highlight a strong need to gain better visibility into cloud costs while reducing the burden to the affected DevOps / IT teams that are responsible for those costs.

Observability: What Does the Future Hold?

In this special guest feature, Abel Gonzalez, Director of Product Marketing, Sumo Logic, lays out where Observability is going for the enterprise as well as explaining where we’ve been and why it’s important. At the end of the day, it’s critical to connect observability back to the end goal of the business—to serve its customers, community, and shareholders. Because that’s really what it’s all about. 

How Governing Observability Data is Critical to ESG Success

In this contributed article, Nick Heudecker, Senior Director of Market Strategy at Cribl, discusses how observability data comprises the logs, events, metrics, and traces that make things like security, performance management, and monitoring possible. While often overlooked, governing these data sources is critical in today’s enterprises. The current state of observability data management is, at best, fragmented and ad hoc. By adopting an observability pipeline as a key component in your observability infrastructure, you can centralize your governance efforts while remaining agile in the face of constant change.