Understanding the Difference Between OpenTelemetry Collector and Metrics Collector
TLDR Purti was unsure of the differences between OpenTelemetry Collector and Metrics Collector. Prashant explained the functional separation of these elements in Docker and K8s.
Jun 30, 2023 (3 months ago)
In Docker, this component is also responsible for collecting hostmetrics and logs from all containers in same docker daemon.
OtelCollector Metrics mainly scrapes the SigNoz spanmetrics from OtelCollector(s).
In K8s, this component is also responsible for scraping metrics using pod annotation
<http://signoz.io/scrape|signoz.io/scrape>as well as internal collector metrics.
Jul 03, 2023 (3 months ago)
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Replacing Grafana Elastic and Prometheus Setup with SigNoz
Dipen is trying to replace the current setup with SigNoz. Both Nocnica and Srikanth provide possible solutions including using OpenTelemetry and target allocator respectively.
Troubleshooting Signoz Dashboard Not Showing Traces
prasanth encountered issues with Signoz dashboard not displaying traces. Srikanth recommended configuring the `OTEL_EXPORTER_OTLP_ENDPOINT`, but they are still facing issues with the exporter's connection.
Monitoring Signoz-k8s-metrics-*-infra-otel-agent Telemetry Data
Al inquires about the best practices to monitor the telemetry data shipping. Srikanth suggests checking collector's internal metrics and resolving the underlying issue.