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Friday, May 7 • 13:45 - 14:20
Traces from Events: A New Way to Visualise Kubernetes Activities - Bryan Boreham, Weaveworks

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Many people know Distributed Tracing as a powerful way to visualise such complex operations, but as yet Kubernetes is not instrumented for tracing.
In this talk, Bryan will explore how Events, which are already emitted from all parts of Kubernetes, can be turned into OpenTelemetry Traces and visualised using Jaeger.

Outline of the talk:
- What are Kubernetes Events?
- What is Distributed Tracing?
- The Event data model
- Turning Events into Spans
- Reconstructing the parent-child relationships between Spans
- Demo

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Bryan Boreham

Distinguished Engineer, Grafana Labs
Bryan is a Distinguished Engineer at Grafana Labs, the observability company.After first getting into programming as a kid, creating a video game called "Splat", Bryan's career has ranged from charting pie sales at a bakery to real-time pricing of billion-dollar bond trades.At Grafana... Read More →

Friday May 7, 2021 13:45 - 14:20 CEST
Observability Theater