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OpenTelemetry (aka OTel) is becoming the standard for distributed tracing. This is the first in a multi-part series where I will document my trials, tribulations, and successes along the road of using OTel to instrument multiple applications. The first few are all ruby applications and some that I hope to be able to do later are written in Java. My goal is to instrument the applications using one or more standards-compliant libraries and then send the spans to an OTel collector. The OTel collector will then send them on to one or more backends such as Jaeger, Lightstep, and/or Datadog. » Read more

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20 minute read

My church has been streaming our service for several years and has been live on a local FM station since before I became a member. I setup streaming initiall... » Read more

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A couple of years ago, the team I’m on forked a Puppet module called “mrepo” that is used for creating and managing RPM-based repository mirrors. We recently... » Read more

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