OTel Me More: OpenTelemetry Project News - Vol 4
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
hacktoberfestlabel 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
Awesome Articles, Resources, and Links
- Honeycomb Begins Another Chapter with a New Funding Round (blog) Christine Yen
- On-Call Me Maybe: #06 We Just Got Paged (podcast) ft. George Miranda
- Kicking off OpenTelemetry's Governance Committee Election (blog) Sergey Kanzhelev
- OpenTelemetry 101: What is Observability? (blog) Austin Parker
Upcoming Conferences, Talks, and Live Events
- [Oct 1] OpenTelemetry Tuesdays on Twitch starting at 11am PT, co-hosted by Liz Fong-Jones and Isobel Redelmeier (that's me!)
- [Oct 9] Making Your System Observable from the Outside-In, Joe Blubaugh at APIWorld
- [Oct 21] Introduction to OpenTelemetry by Austin Parker at the Kubernetes Philly meetup
- [Nov 14] Observing and Understanding Distributed Systems with OpenTelemetry — Christine Yen, Honeycomb
- [Nov 18] If you're headed to KubeCon + CloudNativeCon this November, be sure to check out the Observability Practitioners Summit on Day Zero - passes can be added when you register for KubeCon or by logging into your existing registration profile
Isobel RedelmeierOSS 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!