To aid with our understanding of Observability vs Monitoring let’s look at the evolution of the Enterprise IT world. Enterprise IT, application and business service development are increasingly complex. The interdependencies within the underlying architecture has become more fragmented resulting in difficulty visualizing the full IT Stack.
The internet delivers IT infrastructure services from hyperscale data centers at distant geographic locations. Companies are moving towards cloud-native delivery, resulting in modern distributed applications creating a perfect storm of complexity with constantly emerging technologies, hybrid-cloud infrastructures, and businesses expecting delivery of more features faster.
Companies are consuming these services – like microservices and containers – as distributed functions across layers of infrastructure and platform services. Consumers expect regular, continuous feature improvements through new releases.
To meet these requirements, IT…