Here’s a short list of my favorite resources to start you on your observability (abbreviated “o11y”) journey.

“Observability 101: Terminology and Concepts,” which is the introductory post I needed a year and a half ago:

“Observability and your business,” by my teammate Liz Fong-Jones:

“How the ‘3 Pillars of Observability’ Miss the Big Picture,” by my teammate, Danyel Fisher:

I also recommend Liz’s “Cultivating Production Excellence” talk, where she describes about how observability fits into your overall engineering practice: