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Adriana Villela

Digging into tech and writing about it to help other developers solve their problems is my happy place. My focus of the last several years has been on software delivery, digging into DevOps, SRE, and Observability practices. Former corporate automaton. I climb and run to maintain sanity in this topsy-turvy world.

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Three Terraform Mistakes, and How to Avoid Them

Adriana Villela | Nov 16, 2022

Learn how to fix three Terraform gotchas around module and provider configurations.

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KubeCon North America 2022: A Retrospective

Adriana Villela, Ana Margarita Medina | Nov 7, 2022

Adriana, as a first-time KubeCon attendee, and Ana, as a four-time KubeCon attendee share their thoughts on KubeCon North America 2022

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Observability-Landscape-as-Code in Practice

Adriana Villela, Ana Margarita Medina | Oct 25, 2022

Learn how to put Observability-Landscape-as-Code in this hands-on tutorial. In it, you'll use Terraform to create a Kubernetes cluster, configure and deploy the OTel Demo App to send Traces and Metrics to Lightstep, and create dashboards in Lightstep.

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Observability Mythbusters: Observability Anti-Patterns

Adriana Villela | Oct 17, 2022

Avoid committing "crimes against Observability" and get your Observability practice off the ground the right way, by avoiding these common Observability pitfalls!

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OpenTelemetry for Python: The Hard Way

Adriana Villela | Sep 20, 2022

Learn how to instrument your Python application with OpenTelemetry through manual configuration and manual context propagation, using Lightstep as the Observability back-end.

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Introducing the On-Call Me Maybe Podcast!

Adriana Villela | Sep 12, 2022

Word has it there's a new podcast on these here streets...

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Auto-Instrumentation Is Magic: Using OpenTelemetry Python with Lightstep

Adriana Villela | Aug 26, 2022

Learn the magic of OpenTelemetry Auto-Instrumentation to send data to Lightstep with Python in three different ways.

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Observability Mythbusters: OpenTelemetry to Lightstep 3 Ways in Go IS Possible!

Adriana Villela | Aug 8, 2022

Learn how to send OpenTelemetry data to Lightstep from your instrumented code in three different ways, and find out which one is right for you!

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Use Span Links in Lightstep

Adriana Villela | Jul 28, 2022

What are Span Links and why are they useful? Read on to find out, and to learn how Lightstep Observability now supports Span Links!

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