OpenTelemetry Project News
OTel Me More now has its own Gitterits own Gitter! We do our best to stay on top of all things OpenTelemetry, but if you’d like to bring new plugins, livestreams, or special OpenTelemetry events to our attention, drop in to the Gitter room and say hello 👋🏼.
Work continues in the OpenTelemetry metrics world, with OTEP #98OTEP #98 currently under review. This enhancement proposal looks to clarify metrics instrument semantics in OpenTelemetry, setting the stage for more nuanced and accurate metrics implementations in the future.
Check out proposal author Joshua MacDonald’s teaser tweetJoshua MacDonald’s teaser tweet.
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-Rust #91: Implement OpenTracing compatibility shimImplement OpenTracing compatibility shim
OpenTelemetry-Rust #20: Invalid attributes on spans, events, links, and resourcesInvalid attributes on spans, events, links, and resources
Awesome Articles, Resources, and Links
Go 1.9 is introducing profiler labels, a way to add arbitrary key-values to the samples collected by the CPU profiler.Go 1.9 is introducing profiler labels, a way to add arbitrary key-values to the samples collected by the CPU profiler. (blog) by Jaana DoganJaana Dogan
More OpenTelemetry and Ruby!More OpenTelemetry and Ruby! (stream) by @martinisoft@martinisoft
Introduction to OpenTelemetryIntroduction to OpenTelemetry (blog) by Ran RibenzaftRan Ribenzaft
Build a discord Bot and trace it with OpenTelemetryBuild a discord Bot and trace it with OpenTelemetry (stream) by OnCallMeMaybeOnCallMeMaybe
Upcoming Conferences, Talks, and Live Events
Deserted Island DevOps: The Greatest Minds in DevOps...in Animal Crossing!Deserted Island DevOps: The Greatest Minds in DevOps...in Animal Crossing! Join Lightstep’s Austin Parker and Katy Farmer on April 30th for a free one-day event celebrating DevOps and Animal Crossing, streaming live on twitch.tv!
Stay tuned to the OpenTelemetry Twitch channelOpenTelemetry Twitch channel for the weekly show ‘OpenTelemetry Tuesdays’ and event-specific live streams.
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 others)(among others), find an issue and get started!
Join the community on GitHubcommunity on GitHub and the conversation on Gitterconversation on Gitter
Interested in joining our team? See our open positions herehere.
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