OTel Me More: OpenTelemetry Project News – Vol 31
by Eric O'Rear
OpenTelemetry Project News
Several new SIGs are now meeting, including for Erlang, Sampling Specs, and Error specs.
Schedules for the various OpenTelemetry SIGs are always available on the public calendar.
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-Swift #32: B3 Propagator should left-pad 64-bit trace IDs with zeros
- OpenTelemetry-Swift #38: Linux Support & NIO Integration
Awesome Articles, Resources, and Links
- OpenTelemetry Python Implementation Deep Dive (blog) by Mauricio Vásquez
- An Azure Application Insights exporter implementation for OpenTelemetry Rust (code) by Jan Kühle
- OpenTelemetry in Japanese (blog) by Sergey Kanzhelev
- Understanding Static Site Performance with OpenTelemetry (blog) by Austin Parker
- How Grafana Labs enables horizontally scalable tail sampling in the OpenTelemetry Collector (blog) by Annanay Agarwal
- How-To: Tracing React + Node in under 50 lines of code! (blog) by Austin Parker
- Jaeger Tracing and OpenTelemetry usage guidelines (blog) by Emmanuel Courreges
- 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!
- Adding Observability To Your Python Applications With OpenTelemetry (blog) by Alex Boten and Austin Parker
Upcoming Conferences, Talks, and Live Events
- Register for How to include Opentelemetry as part of your observability strategy, a webinar with three event times across June 30th and July 2nd
- 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’ at 11 am PT, 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