OTel Me More: OpenTelemetry Project News - Vol 4

Isobel Redelmeier

by Isobel Redelmeier


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 Milestones have been published, providing more clarity about upcoming releases for each language.
  • The OpenTelemetry 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.
  • Hacktoberfest kicks off tomorrow!! This is a great opportunity for new contributors to get involved – be on the lookout for issues with the hacktoberfest label appearing in OpenTelemetry repositories.
  • Want to contribute? Get started with one of these issues from opentelemetry-ruby
  • Implement OpenTracing compatibility shim #91
  • Documentation: write Installation guide #93
  • Code examples: gRPC instrumentation example #96

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Isobel Redelmeier

Isobel Redelmeier

OSS Engineer

Isobel Redelmeier is an Open Source Engineer at LightStep, where she focuses on OpenTracing and the overall goal of making the software world more observable. Ask her about observability, security, testing, or, frankly, most other software-related topics, and she'll probably have an opinion or three!