Posts in 2023
  • Final push to HTTP semantic convention stability

    Monday, January 30, 2023 in 2023

    The OpenTelemetry community is beginning the final push to declare HTTP tracing and metrics semantic conventions stable! Following the recently proposed Semantic Convention Process, the HTTP semantic convention stability working group will meet three …

    Read more

  • OpenTelemetry End-User Discussions Summary for January 2023

    Friday, January 27, 2023 in 2023

    With contributions from Henrik Rexed (Dynatrace), Michael Hausenblas (AWS), Pranay Prateek (SigNoz), Rynn Mancuso (Honeycomb), and Reese Lee (New Relic). Each month, users in the OpenTelemetry (OTel) community gather to talk about how they use …

    Read more

  • Gaining JMX Metric Insights with the OpenTelemetry Java Agent

    Tuesday, January 17, 2023 in 2023

    JMX (Java Management Extensions) is a technology that provides a way to manage and monitor Java-based applications. Detailed information about the performance and resource usage of the application can be derived from JMX metrics. This data can help …

    Read more

Posts in 2022
  • Why and How eBay Pivoted to OpenTelemetry

    Monday, December 19, 2022 in 2022

    eBay makes a crucial pivot to OpenTelemetry to better align with industry standards for Observability. Introduction Observability provides the eyes and ears to any organization. A major benefit to observability is in preventing the loss of revenue by …

    Read more

  • Running the OpenTelemetry Demo App on HashiCorp Nomad

    Monday, December 12, 2022 in 2022

    Y’all… I’m so excited, because I finally got to work on an item on my tech bucket list. Last week, I began the process of translating OpenTelemetry Demo App’s Helm Charts to HashiCorp Nomad job specs. Today I’ll be talking about how to run the …

    Read more

  • End User Discussion Group: New APAC Sessions Announcement!

    Tuesday, December 06, 2022 in 2022

    Since July, end users have been getting together to discuss their OpenTelemetry adoption and implementation practices in a vendor-neutral space known as the Monthly Discussion Groups (also referenced as the End User Discussion Groups). Previously, …

    Read more

  • Front-end Overhaul of the OpenTelemetry Demo (Go to Next.js)

    Wednesday, November 16, 2022 in 2022

    One of the OpenTelemetry Project’s many Special Interest Groups (SIG) is the OpenTelemetry Community demo SIG. The SIG supports a set of instrumented microservices and a front-end web app which are used to show how to instrument a distributed …

    Read more

  • Supporting Jaeger with native OTLP

    Thursday, November 03, 2022 in 2022

    Back in May of 2022, the Jaeger project announced native support for the OpenTelemetry Protocol (OTLP). This followed a generous deprecation cycle for the Jaeger client libraries across many languages. With these changes, OpenTelemetry users are now …

    Read more

  • OpenTelemetry Project and Roadmap Update from Kubecon

    Wednesday, October 26, 2022 in 2022

    2022 has been an incredible year for OpenTelemetry. Metrics became a first-class signal type, and are being used on production services and infrastructure alongside OpenTelemetry’s existing distributed tracing support to send critical performance …

    Read more

  • OpenTelemetry Demo now Generally Available!

    Monday, October 24, 2022 in 2022

    Earlier this year, we announced a project to build an OpenTelemetry Demo, representing the breadth of OpenTelemetry features and languages. Today, the Demo SIG is proud to announce OpenTelemetry Demo v1.0! With this demo, you’ll be able to quickly …

    Read more