The old saying, “there are multiple ways to skin a cat,” rings true for observability pipelines. When a team is convinced of the need, they’ll likely want to consider and investigate all their options. They’ll wonder: could we build this ourselves to save money and maintain full control? Yes, they might be able to. There are enough open-source solutions on the market that a team might be able to cobble together something to implement an observability pipeline. The question is should they? Before building something, one should consider:
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