Effective observability requires high-quality telemetry


OpenTelemetry makes robust, portable telemetry a built-in feature of cloud-native software.


OpenTelemetry provides a single set of APIs, libraries, agents, and collector services to capture distributed traces and metrics from your application. You can analyze them using Prometheus, Jaeger, and other observability tools.



The latest from our blog -

OpenTelemetry Monthly Update: September 2019

Austin Parker

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For Developers

  • Introduction to Distributed Tracing and Metrics
  • Installing the OpenTelemetry SDK
  • Migrating from OpenTracing or OpenCensus
  • Explore instrumentation plugins

For Operators

  • Introduction to the OpenTelemetry Collector
  • Explore automatic instrumentation options
  • Configuring OpenTelemetry exporters
  • Interpreting trace data

OpenTelemetry is a Cloud Native Computing Foundation sandbox project