OpenTelemetry Project News
As more implementations reach betareach beta, the OpenTelemetry engineers are expanding the scope of the project to include metrics and logs, critical data for observability tools and OTel users. Check the community calendarcommunity calendar for the Metrics and Logs SIGs’ meeting schedules.
A new Docker image of the Collector-contrib, including Honeycomb and Lightstep exporters, was released. Check the release notesrelease notes for more details.
These OpenTelemetry SIGs are looking for extra support! Open source efforts rely on developers like you – get involved with one of these implementations:
OTel-RustOTel-Rust is looking for contributors and maintainers
OTel-PHPOTel-PHP is looking for contributors and maintainers
OTel-C++OTel-C++ is looking for contributors and maintainers
OTel-RubyOTel-Ruby has seen a lot of contributions, but would benefit from having more dedicated maintainers
This week’s Featured Issues:
OpenTelemetry-Ruby #96: Code examples: gRPC instrumentation exampleCode examples: gRPC instrumentation example
OpenTelemetry-Ruby #109: API: metadata helpers for semantic conventionsAPI: metadata helpers for semantic conventions
Awesome Articles, Resources, and Links
Upcoming Conferences, Talks, and Live Events
Cloud Native Virtual Summit featuring KubernetesCloud Native Virtual Summit featuring Kubernetes will be LIVE on April 1st, and available on demand April 2nd. The event is free, with a suggested donation. 100% of all proceeds will be donated to a qualified charitable organisation helping battle the spread of COVID-19. Our own Austin ParkerAustin Parker will be leading a session.
Lightstep DevRel Katy FarmerKaty Farmer will MC the San Francisco portion of Virtual RejektsVirtual Rejekts on April 1st. Virtual Rejekts is trying a new approach and will be following the sun from India to the United States via Europe. Their goal is to replicate — as far as possible — the relaxed, fun atmosphere for which the in-person Cloud Native Rejekts events are known.
Observe 20/20Observe 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
Stay tuned to the OpenTelemetry Twitch channelOpenTelemetry Twitch channel for the weekly show ‘OpenTelemetry 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, GoGo, JavaJava, or NodeNode (among othersamong others, find an issue and get started!
Interested in joining our team? See our open positions herehere.
March 25, 2020
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