An Observability chat with Andy Thurai - OpenObservability Talks S1E7
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The seventh of our OpenObservability Talks has Andy Thurai, Senior Analyst at GigaOM.

Jonah Kowall, CTO and Andy Thurai will talk about Andy's career and journey as a vendor and an analyst. We will discuss the observability market along with APM and other aspects of monitoring. We will then dive into the open-source ecosystem and how this is changing vendor thinking. Of course, we'll also be discussing OpenTelemetry!

Andy Thurai is the Founder & Principal at the FieldCTO providing content and advisory services to enterprise customers in particular on AIOps, CloudOps, AI, ML, and Observability areas.

He is an accomplished IT executive, strategist, advisor and evangelist with 25+ years of experience in executive, technical and architectural leadership positions at companies such as IBM, Intel, BMC, Nortel and Oracle; he advises many start-ups, and he is a Steering Committee Member for AIOps Exchange. He has been a keynote speaker in many major conferences, as well as a host of many webcasts, podcasts and video chats. He is a regular Forbes contributor and has written 100+ articles on emerging technology topics for publications such as Forbes, AI World, VentureBeat and Wired. Andy Thurai can be reached on Twitter at @AndyThurai, or on LinkedIn.

This was first streamed at on December 29th and the full video is available at

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