OTel Me More: OpenTelemetry Project News – Vol 17
by Eric O'Rear
Open source engineers from across the OpenTelemetry project are buzzing with excitement as the first wave of beta releases reach their final stages of testing and approval. The beta releases next week mark a point of wider availability and feedback from users that will polish OpenTelemetry into the source for tracing and observability instrumentation.
You can expect beta releases from the following implementations next week:
These OpenTelemetry SIGs are looking for extra support! Open source efforts rely on developers like you – get involved with one of these implementations:
- OTel-Rust is looking for contributors and maintainers
- OTel-PHP is looking for contributors and maintainers
- OTel-C++ is looking for contributors and maintainers
- OTel-Ruby has seen a lot of contributions, but would benefit from having more dedicated maintainers
This week’s Featured Issues:
- Instrument a Kubernetes pprof collector with OpenTelemetry
- When and How to Move to Microservices
- What is OpenTelemetry and What Does it Bring?
- Kubecon EU has been postponed due to COVID-19. We will share more information as it becomes available.
- Join us in Boston, MA on April 6 for Observe 20/20, and make sure to check back for details on an OpenTelemetry workshop during the event
- Stay tuned to the OpenTelemetry Twitch channel for the weekly show ‘OpenTelemetry Tuesdays’ and event-specific livestreams
- How 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 Python), find an issue and get started!
- Join the community on GitHub
Interested in joining our team? See our open positions here.