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OpenTelemetry - CNCF

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

High-quality, ubiquitous, and portable telemetry to enable effective observability

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OpenTelemetry is a collection of APIs, SDKs, and tools. Use it to instrument, generate, collect, and export telemetry data (metrics, logs and traces) to help you analyze your software's performance and behavior.

Learn More πŸ“š Β· Get Started πŸ”­ Β· Contribute 😍 Β· Try the demo πŸŽ“

πŸ‘‹ Getting involved

There is a lot to do! If you are interested in getting involved, please join the mailing lists and attend the community meetings. If you're interested in contributing to a specific part of the project, please join the appropriate special interest group (SIG). We are a friendly, collaborative group and look forward to working together!

Learn more on how you can get involved in the OpenTelemetry Contributor Guide.

🦺 Help us making this Community safe

OpenTelemetry follows the CNCF Community Code of Conduct. Please abide with this Code of Conduct when interacting with all repositories under the OpenTelemetry umbrella and when interacting with people.

πŸ‘Ύ Reporting Security Incidents

Please be mindful that Security-related issues should be reported through our Security Policy as Security-related issues and vulnerabilities can be exploited and we request confidentiality whenever possible.

OpenTelemetry is a CNCF incubating project. Formed through a merger of the OpenTracing and OpenCensus projects.


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    Specifications for OpenTelemetry

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    OpenTelemetry Enhancement Proposals

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    The OpenTelemetry website and documentation

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    OpenTelemetry protocol (OTLP) specification and Protobuf definitions

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    This repository contains the OpenTelemetry Astronomy Shop, a microservice-based distributed system intended to illustrate the implementation of OpenTelemetry in a near real-world environment.

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