Observability Glossary

Telemetry Data

Linkedin icon
Reddit icon

Telemetry data is all the data your application produced that can indicate is internal state. For example, it can include metrics like CPU and memory utilization, error rates, and response times, as well as logs and traces.

In practice, telemetry data is often collected and processed using specialized tools and libraries such as OpenTelemetry. This data can then be visualized on dashboards, analyzed for trends, and used to trigger alerts or monitored for Service Level Objectives.

Explore related concepts
Start resolving issues today.
Without the hassle.