"Yo, your shit's broken" has ALWAYS been BAD monitoring.
At times, it may be the only monitoring we have, but it's not the end goal.
(note: complaining is better than maintaining ignorance)
Can you do one without the other? Sure, poorly, and I don't want to work there.
* Q1 2019 MONITORING
* Q3 2019 DEVOPS
* Q1 2020 OBSERVABILITY
* Q9 2020 PROFIT
It's arbitrary and off-putting.
In the trenches, we're monitoring shit.
If I speak about "monitoring" and you hear "sends a page when HTTP status <> 200", then want to share how much better "observability" would be ....
.... I might lose my cool. #SorryNotSorry