A short explanation of what OpenTelemetry is, and is not.
OpenTelemetry, also known as OTel for short, is a vendor-neutral open source Observability framework for instrumenting, generating, collecting, and exporting telemetry data such as traces, metrics, logs. As an industry-standard, it is supported by 40+ observability vendors, integrated by many libraries, services and apps and adopted by a number of end-users.
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Key concepts in OpenTelemetry
OpenTelemetry code instrumentation is supported for many popular programming languages
Vendor-agnostic way to receive, process and export telemetry data.
Using OpenTelemetry with Kubernetes
OpenTelemetry supports various methods of monitoring Function-as-a-Service provided by different cloud vendors
How to migrate to OpenTelemetry
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How to contribute to OpenTelemetry