OTel Me More: OpenTelemetry Project News – Vol 28
by Eric O'Rear
OpenTelemetry Project News
The OpenTelemetry log 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 API has been updated, specifying and explaining six metric instruments:
These OpenTelemetry SIGs are looking for extra support! Open source efforts rely on developers like you -- get involved with one of these implementations:
- OTel-Rust is looking for contributors and maintainers
- OTel-PHP is looking for contributors and maintainers
- OTel-C++ is looking for contributors and maintainers
- OTel-Ruby has seen a lot of contributions, but would benefit from having more dedicated maintainers
This week’s Featured Issues:
- OpenTelemetry-C++ #79: Implement CorrelationContext
- OpenTelemetry-C++ #89: Implement a stdout exporter
Awesome Articles, Resources, and Links
- An Introduction to OpenTelemetry with Sergey Khanzelev (steeam) by DevOps Insights Show
- Austin Parker is hosting office hours, and so is Governance Committee member Liz Fong-Jones –– sign up for one of their sessions if you have OpenTelemetry or observability questions!
- The Stack Doctor, Yuri Grinshteyn, takes a look at Metrics With OpenTelemetry in GCP
- Python Auto-instrumentation with OpenTelemetry (blog) by Alex Boten
Upcoming Conferences, Talks, and Live Events
- KubeCon is officially going virtual, with dates announced for August 17-20th of this year
- Stay tuned to the OpenTelemetry Twitch channel for the weekly show ‘OpenTelemetry Tuesdays’, as well as event-specific live streams
Want to Contribute?
- 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 OpenTelemetry (blog) by Austin Parker
- OpenTelemetry is an open source project with implementations in many different languages, so whether you prefer to work with Python, Go, Java, or Node (among others), find an issue and get started!
- Join the community on GitHub and the conversation on Gitter