OpenTelemetry Offers Beta Support for Languages
April 1, 2020
made a beta release of the first wave of supported languages, –
Support for exporting to OTLP, Jaeger, and Prometheus.
Instrumentation for at least one HTTP, gRPC, SQL, and web framework per language.
API, SDK, and getting started documentation.
Implementation of OTLP (an OpenTelemetry-native data format) in the OpenTelemetry Collector.
LightStep, we conducted research that found that 91 percent of
developers are using or plan to use microservices, and almost all
developers reported challenges in using microservices,” said Ben
Sigelman, a member of the governance committee of OpenTelemetry and CEO
of LightStep. “To address the challenges around performance and root
cause analysis introduced by emerging technologies like microservices,
we teamed up with experts in telemetry to standardize observability -
making it much more accessible for development teams working in complex