Site Reliability, DevOps and Cloud

Sep 19-20, 2024 London, UK


Mastering OpenTelemetry Collector Configuration

Steve Flanders

Are you struggling to make sense of your telemetry data or overwhelmed by your system's sheer volume and complexity? Learn how the OpenTelemetry Collector can help you streamline data collection, optimize performance, and gain unparalleled insights into your applications.

Configuring the OpenTelemetry Collector can be a daunting task for both novices and seasoned professionals alike. Yet, mastering this crucial aspect is essential for unlocking the full potential of your observability stack. In this session, you will embark on a journey to gain the knowledge and skills needed to conquer common OpenTelemetry Collector configuration challenges. This session will draw from real-world experiences and best practices and provide live demonstrations to navigate the intricacies of OpenTelemetry Collector configuration. Whether you are a novice looking to get started or a seasoned veteran seeking to level up your skills, this session promises to empower you with the knowledge and confidence needed to properly and efficiently configure the OpenTelemetry Collector.

Steve Flanders is a Senior Director of Engineering at Splunk (acquired by Cisco) responsible for the Observability Platform team, which includes contributions to the OpenTelemetry project. He was previously the Head of Product at Omnition (acquired by Splunk). Prior to Omnition, he led log analytics and data collection at VMware. Steve is writing a book called Mastering OpenTelemetry and Observability: Enhancing Application and Infrastructure Performance and Avoiding Outages, which will be available this fall.

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