OTel Me More: OpenTelemetry Project News – Vol 2

| | Distributed Tracing, OpenTelemetry, OpenTracing

In this (and future) posts, you can find the latest news and updates from the OpenTelemetry project. We also plan to share information about relevant events, community activities, and awesome articles. 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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