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What is OpenTelemetry and why is it the future of instrumentation?

Posted on August 6, 2021 | By Lavanya Chockalingam

Guest post originally published on New Relic’s blog by Lavanya Chockalingam of New Relic This blog is the first part in the Understand OpenTelemetry series. Part 1 begins with an overview of what OpenTelemetry is and why this open standard is the future of…


From distributed tracing to APM: Taking OpenTelemetry and Jaeger up a level

Posted on April 29, 2021

Guest post originally on Medium by Dotan Horovits, a CNCF speaker, a co-organizer of the local CNCF chapter in Tel Aviv Monitoring Microservices Performance with Aggregated Trace Metrics It’s no secret that Jaeger and OpenTelemetry are known and…


InfoQ: “OpenTelemetry Specification Reaches 1.0 with Stability Guarantees and New Release Candidates”

Posted on March 7, 2021

The OpenTelemetry specification has been promoted to v1.0.0. This milestone includes improved stability and backwards compatibility guarantees as well as API and SDK release candidates available for a number of languages. With this release both the tracing API…


SiliconANGLE: “OpenTelemetry attracts major enterprise interest in drive to set common observability standard”

Posted on March 1, 2021

Without traffic signals and signage, life would not be pleasant on local streets; motorists would drive in opposing lanes and chaos would ensue. A stop sign is a reliable standard; it means the same thing no matter where…


The Register: “Ever wondered what exactly is going on in those containers? OpenTelemetry edges toward GA, emits tracing specification release candidate”

Posted on October 22, 2020

The OpenTelemetry community has taken another step toward General Availability with the first release candidate of the tracing specification. It’s quite the milestone for the project, which modestly describes itself as the second most active (behind Kubernetes, natch)…


DevOps.com: “OpenTelemetry and the Future of Monitoring Instrumentation”

Posted on October 13, 2020

The project, OpenTelemetry, was officially started in May 2019. It is a Cloud Native Computing Foundation sandbox project and came out of the merger of the OpenCensus and OpenTracing projects. They’ve since expanded their goal to include not…


Building the OpenTelemetry Ecosystem

Posted on October 5, 2020 | By Austin Parker

Guest post by Austin Parker, Principal Developer Advocate at LightStep If the best platforms are more than matchmakers, then the best open source projects are more than utilities. It wouldn’t be incorrect or inconceivable to suggest that the…


SearchITOperations: "OpenTelemetry aids distributed tracing, Kubernetes monitoring"

Posted on August 21, 2020

The OpenTelemetry project defines a standard set of data collectors that support multiple observability tools, which offers significant advantages for Kubernetes monitoring, early adopters say.


OpenTelemetry: Future-Proofing Your Instrumentation

Posted on August 6, 2020

Guest post originally published on the New Relic blog by John Watson, lead engineer, and Lavanya Chockalingam, senior product marketing manager at New Relic As a developer, you care about the performance of your applications, and you know just how…


OpenTelemetry best practices (overview part 2/2)

Posted on June 26, 2020

Guest post originally published on the Espagon blog by Ran Ribenzaft, co-founder and CEO at Epsagon In the second article of our OpenTelemetry series, we’ll focus on best practices for using OpenTelemetry, after covering the OpenTelemetry ecosystem and its components in…