OTel Me More: OpenTelemetry Project News – Vol 18

Eric O'Rear

by Eric O'Rear


OpenTelemetry Project News

Java, JavaScript, and Python are well into the v0.4 spec and mark the first wave of beta readiness. Check out the OpenTelemetry website to keep up with the project status.

Another big announcement last week: Observe2020 is now officially a virtual event –– more details below!

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:

Upcoming Conferences, Talks, and Live Events

  • Observe 20/20, is now a one-day, VIRTUAL technology conference taking place on April 6th. Observe2020 focused on empowering DevOps practitioners with solutions that improve observability over systems and processes
  • Kubecon EU has been postponed due to COVID-19. We will share more information as it becomes available.
  • Stay tuned to the OpenTelemetry Twitch channel for the weekly show ‘OpenTelemetry Tuesdays’ and event-specific livestreams

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Eric O'Rear

Eric O'Rear

Developer Relations Manager

Eric got started creating responsive UIs, but quickly realized he was more interested in following the data down the rabbit hole.