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Observability - Why it is important?

By Veeramani Nambi posted Mon March 15, 2021 03:21 AM


What is observability?

In general, observability is the extent to which you can understand the internal state or condition of a complex system based only on knowledge of its external outputs. The more observable a system, the more quickly and accurately you can navigate from an identified performance problem to its root cause, without additional testing or coding.

Microservices adoption has increased the depth of the call stack to unimaginable levels. Read more here on why Observability is of importance and what Instana, an IBM company, can do for you.