OpenTelemetry Project News
The OpenTelemetry log data modellog data model is now official, aiming to successfully represent 3 sorts of logs and events: system formats, third-party applications, and first-party applications.
The OpenTelemetry Metrics APIMetrics API has been updated, specifying and explaining six metric instruments:
| Name | Synchronous | Additive | Monotonic | | ---- | :-----------: | :--------: | :---------: | | Counter | Yes | Yes | Yes | | UpDownCounter | Yes | Yes | No | | ValueRecorder | Yes | No | No | | SumObserver | No | Yes | Yes | | UpDownSumObserver | No | Yes | No | | ValueObserver | No | No | No |
There is a new Collector exporter for Elasticexporter for Elastic. The exporter works by translating spans and metrics into the ND-JSON format expected by Elastic APM ServerElastic APM Server, and sending over HTTP.
There is now a Maintainer’s Meeting every Monday at 9 am PT, which can be found on the public calendar, with async conversations happening in the Gitter roomGitter room.
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-C++ #79: Implement CorrelationContextImplement CorrelationContext
OpenTelemetry-C++ #89: Implement a stdout exporterImplement a stdout exporter
Awesome Articles, Resources, and Links
An Introduction to OpenTelemetry with Sergey KhanzelevAn Introduction to OpenTelemetry with Sergey Khanzelev (steeam) by DevOps Insights ShowDevOps Insights Show
Austin ParkerAustin Parker is hosting office hoursoffice hours, and so is Governance Committee member Liz Fong-JonesLiz Fong-Jones –– sign up for one of their sessions if you have OpenTelemetry or observability questions!
The Stack Doctor, Yuri GrinshteynYuri Grinshteyn, takes a look at Metrics With OpenTelemetry in GCPMetrics With OpenTelemetry in GCP
Python Auto-instrumentation with OpenTelemetryPython Auto-instrumentation with OpenTelemetry (blog) by Alex BotenAlex Boten
Upcoming Conferences, Talks, and Live Events
KubeCon is officially going virtualofficially going virtual, with dates announced for August 17-20th of this year
Stay tuned to the OpenTelemetry Twitch channelOpenTelemetry Twitch channel for the weekly show ‘OpenTelemetry Tuesdays’, as well as event-specific live streams
Want to Contribute?
OTel Me More has a Gitter!OTel Me More has a Gitter! Drop in and say hi. It’s the best place to reach me if you there are any OpenTelemetry events, articles or other OTel resources that you think the community should know about
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.
May 27, 2020
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