In this week’s DevOps news, Grafana makes several announcements during it ObservabilityCON, including Loki 2.0. The company describes it as a major release to the logging solution that now allows operators to “transform the logs and extract additional labels, enabling more filtering and grouping.” The company also announces Grafana Tempo, a new open-source distributed tracing backend designed to correlate metrics, logs, and traces. It is integrated with Grafana, Prometheus, and Loki. And, Grafana 7.3 was introduced with exemplars that help operators “find a trace that exemplifies a pattern and accelerate the debugging process.”
Separately, Q3 cloud revenues rolled in this week with AWS maintaining its leadership status with sales growth of 29% or, $11.6B for the quarter. Operating income grew 56% for the firm while revenue growth remained even with Q2. For its part, Microsoft reports that its commercial cloud business grew 48% year over year. Google’s cloud business, which includes GCP and the former G-Suite, now Google Workspace, grew 45% year over year.