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OTel Me More: OpenTelemetry Project News – Vol 19

Eric O'Rear

by Eric O'Rear

OTel Me More: OpenTelemetry Project News – Vol 19

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OpenTelemetry Project News

As more implementations reach 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 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 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-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

  • Cloud 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 Parker will be leading a session.
  • Lightstep DevRel Katy Farmer will MC the San Francisco portion of Virtual 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 20/20, 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 channel for the weekly show ‘OpenTelemetry Tuesdays’ and event-specific livestreams

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