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OTel Me More: OpenTelemetry Project News – Vol 28

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:

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May 27, 2020
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