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theletterf
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

When I had to document how to get data in from Rust applications, I faced an unusually tough challenge. How could I create a snippet for a language I was utterly unfamiliar with and for which we lack a Splunk distribution? The examples in the official OpenTelemetry repository didn't work out of the box. The answer proved simpler than I expected.

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jplumb
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

A customer was looking for some guidance around adding custom attributes to spans in their Java monolith. To assist, I put together this example repo that shows five subtly different ways of adding manual instrumentation in Java. Maybe you can find it useful, too?

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atoulme
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

In this blog post, we will explore the best way to check your connection to the HEC endpoint of your Splunk Cloud or Splunk on-premises deployment.

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atoulme
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Using a simple curl command, we are sending metrics to signalfx-forwarder endpoint. Instead of sending it to the backend, we are just logging it as debug output.

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ErwinAtSplunk
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

OpenTelemetry is often associated with modern microservices and cloud-native applications. What happens if we apply OpenTelemetry and modern observability techniques to something completely different? WordPress is the world's most popular weblog software. And it's also an almost 20 years old monolith. What happens if we use OpenTelemetry auto tracing and the Splunk Observability cloud?

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atoulme
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

In this example, we are going to use our former blog postingesting logs from a file and sending them to Splunk Enterprise. We are going to apply a twist to this example by creating three pipelines that read from three different files. Data coming from those three files will be associated with different source types, depending on their source.

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atoulme
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

This blog post shows how you can use the OpenTelemetry Collector, a Discord bot library, and create a cool solution to follow Discord activity or post alerts.

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atoulme
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

This blog post will walk you through using the Splunk HEC raw endpoint to send data to the OpenTelemetry collector.

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atoulme
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

This blog post will walk you through using OpenTelemetry processors to route log data to different indexes depending on its content.

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atoulme
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

This blog post will walk you through sending metrics data with the OpenTelemetry Collector to a Splunk Enterprise deployment.

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atoulme
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Are you looking to try your hand at open source? Curious about OpenTelemetry? This article is for you!

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atoulme
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Curious about OpenTelemetry but more interested in logs than APM tracing or metrics? Look no further! This blog post will walk you through your first OpenTelemetry Logging pipeline...

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