OpenTelemetry Project News
With the beta release expected later this yearbeta release expected later this year, 2020 has a lot in store for the OpenTelemetry project!
OpenTelemetry is the reference implementation for the W3C Trace Context specification, which has just moved on to the next maturity levelthe next maturity level. With the goal of standardizing distributed tracing context propagation between services, this is a great step towards minimizing adoption hurdles for vendors, platforms, and languages considering OpenTelemetry.
Awesome Articles, Resources, and Links
OpenTelemetry’s March Towards BetaOpenTelemetry’s March Towards Beta (blog) by Morgan McLean
The Year Bee-Hind UsThe Year Bee-Hind Us (blog) by Rachel Perkins
Lightstep Adopts W3C Trace ContextLightstep Adopts W3C Trace Context (blog) by Austin Parker
W3C Trace ContextW3C Trace Context (specification). Read into the spec article for a more detailed look at implementing Trace Context across your distributed system.
OpenTelemetry Playlist from KubeCon NA ‘19OpenTelemetry Playlist from KubeCon NA ‘19 (video playlist) including the keynote speech from Sarah Novotny and Liz Fong-Jones, as well as talks from Morgan McLean, Tristan Sloughter, Chris Kleinknecht, Sergey Kanzhelev, and Rob Skillington
Upcoming Conferences, Talks, and Live Events
Stay tuned to the OpenTelemetry Twitch channelOpenTelemetry Twitch channel for the weekly show ‘OTel Tuesdays’ and event-specific livestreams.
Want to Contribute?
How to Start Contributing to OpenTelemetryHow to Start Contributing to OpenTelemetry (blog) by Austin Parker
OpenTelemetry is an open source project with implementations in many different languages, so whether you prefer to work with PythonPython), find an issue and get started!
Interested in joining our team? See our open positions herehere.
January 6, 2020
2 min read
About the author
Eric O'RearRead moreRead more
Explore more articles
OpenTelemetry Collector in Kubernetes: Get started with autoscalingMoh Osman | Jan 6, 2023
Learn how to leverage a Horizontal Pod Autoscaler alongside the OpenTelemetry Collector in Kubernetes. This will enable a cluster to handle varying telemetry workloads as the collector pool aligns to demand.Learn moreLearn more
Observability-Landscape-as-Code in PracticeAdriana Villela, Ana Margarita Medina | Oct 25, 2022
Learn how to put Observability-Landscape-as-Code in this hands-on tutorial. In it, you'll use Terraform to create a Kubernetes cluster, configure and deploy the OTel Demo App to send Traces and Metrics to Lightstep, and create dashboards in Lightstep.Learn moreLearn more