This week’s news includes a major announcement from Datadog as well as continued progress within the open source project.

OpenTelemetry Project News

  • Datadog announced the contribution of their tracing libraries to the OpenTelemetry project, with plans to support auto-instrumentation for OpenTelemetry users
  • The project welcomed a new Special Interest Group (SIG) for the Erlang/Elixir SDK last week. Say hello or get involved by joining their gitter channel or join an upcoming meeting
  • API and SDK versioning schemas are under discussion (#246), with the goal of supporting decoupled version numbers for the API and various SDKs
  • Want to contribute? Get started with one of these issues from opentelemetry-js:
  • Add opentelemetry/exporter-prometheus package #254
  • examples: provide an example for gRPC plugin #250
  • Add baseline benchmark suite #261

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