OpenTelemetry standardizes the way we work with telemetry. So, before you learn about what OpenTelemetry is, how it works, and why it's valuable, you need to have a solid understanding of what telemetry is.
In this first chapter, you learn answers to questions like:
- What is telemetry?
- What kinds of data is it concerned with?
- What are the traditional ways of working with telemetry data?