Episode 305

Ask Noah Show 305


September 27th, 2022

54 mins

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About this Episode

Noah and Steve dig into observability! What is it? Why is it important? How do you use observability to get a handle on your troubleshooting?

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01:30 Theatre Remote - Glenn

13:00 Caller Dustin in TX

  • Bank is blaming new ISP for no online bill pay
  • Talk to the ISP
  • Take machine from home to church
  • Try tethering to your phone
  • Try a VPN
  • Could be multiple issues

28:00 Linux News Wire

30:00 Listener Responds to USB Port - Hank

  • Try all the USB ports, including on the motherboard

32:00 Church Service Streaming - Jayson

  • Scale Engine
    • Low Price
    • Live and On Demand
    • "push streaming"
  • RTMP Streams
  • Your own CDN
  • Resi
    • Requires proprietary box
    • VERY expensive

38:00 Main Segment

  • Observability

    • Figuring out what is going on in your system
    • Observability is not Monitoring/Metrics
    • 3 Parts - Collect, Monitor, Analyze
    • You can't look for what you don't know
  • Tracing

    • Span - specific length of time in which something happens
    • Traces tell you where the problem is
    • Dynatrace, Sumo Logic
  • Learn More

  • Example Trace Diagram

Example Trace

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