This week's news includes updates on project governance, several Alpha v0.1 releases, and some
good-first-issue recommendations from the opentelemetry-ruby SDK.
OpenTelemetry Project News
Updates to the OpenTelemetry MilestonesOpenTelemetry Milestones have been published, providing more clarity about upcoming releases for each language.
The OpenTelemetry Governance ElectionsOpenTelemetry Governance Elections are kicking off, where the community is electing four new members to fill out the board. Elections will be held October 21st to the 23rd.
HacktoberfestHacktoberfest kicks off tomorrow!! This is a great opportunity for new contributors to get involved – be on the lookout for issues with the
hacktoberfestlabel appearing in OpenTelemetry repositories.
Want to contribute? Get started with one of these issues from opentelemetry-rubyopentelemetry-ruby
Implement OpenTracing compatibility shim #91#91
Documentation: write Installation guide #93#93
Code examples: gRPC instrumentation example #96#96
Awesome Articles, Resources, and Links
Honeycomb Begins Another Chapter with a New Funding RoundHoneycomb Begins Another Chapter with a New Funding Round (blog) Christine Yen
On-Call Me Maybe: #06 We Just Got PagedOn-Call Me Maybe: #06 We Just Got Paged (podcast) ft. George Miranda
Kicking off OpenTelemetry's Governance Committee ElectionKicking off OpenTelemetry's Governance Committee Election (blog) Sergey Kanzhelev
OpenTelemetry 101: What is Observability?OpenTelemetry 101: What is Observability? (blog) Austin Parker
Upcoming Conferences, Talks, and Live Events
[Oct 1] OpenTelemetry TuesdaysOpenTelemetry Tuesdays on Twitch starting at 11am PT, co-hosted by Liz Fong-JonesLiz Fong-Jones and Isobel Redelmeier (that's me!)
[Oct 9] Making Your System Observable from the Outside-InMaking Your System Observable from the Outside-In, Joe Blubaugh at APIWorldAPIWorld
[Oct 21] Introduction to OpenTelemetryIntroduction to OpenTelemetry by Austin Parker at the Kubernetes PhillyKubernetes Philly meetup
[Nov 14] Observing and Understanding Distributed Systems with OpenTelemetryObserving and Understanding Distributed Systems with OpenTelemetry — Christine Yen, Honeycomb
[Nov 18] If you're headed to KubeCon + CloudNativeConKubeCon + CloudNativeCon this November, be sure to check out the Observability Practitioners SummitObservability Practitioners Summit on Day Zero - passes can be added when you register for KubeCon or by logging into your existing registration profile
Interested in joining our team? See our open positions herehere.
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