Posts in 2023
  • Receive any custom metric with the OpenTelemetry Collector

    Thursday, November 30, 2023 in 2023

    While OpenTelemetry (OTel) is here to help you with troubleshooting and handling the “unknown unknowns”, it is also instrumental for managing route tasks like monitoring system metrics, like disk usage, server availability or SSL …

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  • OTel component performance benchmarks

    Monday, November 27, 2023 in 2023

    As more and more users are looking to use OpenTelemetry instrumentation in their production deployments, one important consideration is the impact that OpenTelemetry will have on their application performance. In this blog post I will discuss a few …

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  • Collecting Logs with OpenTelemetry Python

    Tuesday, November 21, 2023 in 2023

    In the following, we will walk through how to do logs collection with OpenTelemetry (OTel). To keep things simple, we will use Python as the demonstration programming language, however note that at time of writing the logs support there is still …

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  • Adding OpenTelemetry support to the Otterize network mapper

    Friday, November 17, 2023 in 2023

    OTel integration! A no-brainer integration: Adding OpenTelemetry support to the Otterize network mapper Otterize automates workload Identity and Access Management (IAM) for zero-trust, automating policies like Kubernetes network policies, Istio …

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  • Achieve a 10x Reduction in Telemetry Traffic Using OpenTelemetry Protocol with Apache Arrow

    Tuesday, November 14, 2023 in 2023

    We are thrilled to unveil the OpenTelemetry Protocol with Apache Arrow, which is based on Apache Arrow, a columnar-oriented memory format used for developing analytics applications. This integration facilitates a reduction in telemetry data traffic …

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  • OpenTelemetry Contribfest at KubeCon North America 2023

    Monday, November 13, 2023 in 2023

    This year marked many milestones for the OpenTelemetry project. The project achieved the goals it had set in 2019 by announcing the general availability of of the logging signal, the last of the signals it had originally committed to. In addition, …

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  • Experience Report: Adopting OpenTelemetry for Metrics in Cloud Foundry

    Wednesday, November 08, 2023 in 2023

    OTel integration! Cloud Foundry recently integrated the OpenTelemetry Collector for metrics egress and we learned a lot along the way. We’re excited about what the integration offers today and all the possibilities it opens up for us. What we …

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  • Tyk API Gateway's Native OpenTelemetry Integration

    Tuesday, November 07, 2023 in 2023

    OTel integration! We’re excited to announce that Tyk API Gateway has first-class support for OpenTelemetry, with native instrumentation built directly into the gateway. With Tyk’s native OpenTelemetry support, developers and API platform …

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  • OpenTelemetry Demo 1.6 released

    Tuesday, November 07, 2023 in 2023

    The OpenTelemetry Demo has been updated to version 1.6, and introduces alpha support for the OpenTelemetry Log signal! Our thoughts on logs Why are we considering logging support to be in alpha? There are a few reasons. The most important is that …

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  • OpenTelemetry Integrations Welcome!

    Monday, November 06, 2023 in 2023

    OTel integration! Embracing OpenTelemetry’s vision, we are committed to enabling high-quality telemetry throughout the entire software stack! We’re thrilled to see an expanding collection of libraries, services, and apps integrating …

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