OpenTelemetry Project News
When describing why I like working with open source projects, I often say, “Open source is for everyone” –– and I believe this! But, open source efforts live in a broader society that influences the open source experience. Structural racist realities, like implicit bias, need to be accounted for lest we see them mirrored in the OpenTelemetry project.
OpenTelemetry leadership has taken account and is currently in open discussion on ways to structurally and persistently improve diversity and inclusion efforts in the project. Follow or contribute to the conversation on PR #371PR #371.
Confronting racism in the United States and beyond is a multi-faceted challenge for individuals and institutions alike. Victoria AlexanderVictoria Alexander has shared an Anti-Racism Resource GuideAnti-Racism Resource Guide for those looking to learn more about being anti-racist, supporting community-led efforts, information about protests, rallies, and where to focus donation efforts.
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 #112: Expose async exporter interfaceExpose async exporter interface
OpenTelemetry-Rust #132: grpc-trace-bin header supportgrpc-trace-bin header support
Awesome Articles, Resources, and Links
Q&A: CarGuru’s Journey to Open Source ObservabilityQ&A: CarGuru’s Journey to Open Source Observability (video) with Vanessa DeGennaroVanessa DeGennaro
OpenTelemetry offers business continuity for monitoringOpenTelemetry offers business continuity for monitoring (blog) by Chris RileyChris Riley
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! HJKH2-w8OY)
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.
June 10, 2020
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