The Ultimate Guide to Cardinality for Observability

Technical Guide


Why should you learn about cardinality when building an observability practice?


Cardinality is an unavoidable consequence of scale that can't be solved by simply throwing more resources at it. This guide will help you understand what it is, why it impacts observability, as well as how to work with, and around the limitations of high cardinality performance data.

You'll also learn:

  • Why cardinality challenges are unavoidable
  • Tips on how to manage and control cardinality
  • How to tackle the ongoing maintenance of telemetry data