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Category: AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry

AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry is now GA for tracing

AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT) is now generally available with production-ready tracing support. You can download the latest ADOT Collector image from the Amazon Elastic Container Registry (Amazon ECR) Public Gallery. Highlights End-to-end support for collecting, processing, and exporting traces. OTLP v 0.9.0 fully supported. Stability guarantees for tracing in the OpenTelemetry Protocol (OTLP). Semantic […]

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Simplifying OpenTelemetry Collector and Go library releases with the Go MultiMod tool

Managing versions and releases of multiple Go Modules can be a struggle to perform manually for maintainers of large repositories, especially due to the lack of official Golang support for this task. In this post, AWS Observability intern software engineer Eddy Lin discusses his experience building the Go MultiMod tool, an open source solution that […]

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AWS Lambda metrics support for Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus now available in AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry

In this blog post, intern engineers Karen Xu and Kelvin Lo describe how they added metric support to the OpenTelemetry and AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry Lambda layers, and built and tested the metric pipeline to generate, collect, and export application metrics from AWS Lambda to Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus (AMP). The demand for observability […]

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AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry 0.12 adds metrics support for AWS Lambda, Amazon ECS on EC2 metrics, and Amazon EKS metrics in Amazon Managed Prometheus (Preview)

AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT) 0.12.0 is now available. You can download the latest ADOT Collector image from the Amazon Elastic Container Registry (Amazon ECR) Public Gallery. Release highlights Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) Infrastructure metrics and trace collection: Enhanced support in the Collector for gathering Amazon EKS infrastructure metrics and traces. This discovery […]

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Adding AWS X-Ray support to the OpenTelemetry PHP library

In this blog post, AWS observability team intern engineer Oliver Hamuy shares his internship experience on his project to enhance the OpenTelemetry PHP SDK by adding support for AWS X-Ray. Please note that the OpenTelemetry PHP SDK is in development and in alpha state currently. We’ve tested the X-Ray pipeline for simple tracing using a […]

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Building a Helm chart for deploying the OpenTelemetry Operator

In this post, Shibo Wang, an intern on the AWS Open Source Observability team, shares his experience of designing and building the OpenTelemetry Operator Helm chart and integrating the OpenTelemetry Operator into the AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT). This open source Helm chart allows you to install the OpenTelemetry Operator to an on-premises or managed […]

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Deployment patterns for the AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry Collector with Amazon Elastic Container Service

The AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT) is a secure, production-ready, AWS-supported distribution of the OpenTelemetry project. Cloud-native, distributed technology stacks are now the norm, but these architectures introduce operational challenges, which have led to the rise of observability. Several different patterns can be used for deploying ADOT for observability, and this blog post will describe […]

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Adding security workflows to OpenTelemetry

In this blog post, intern engineers Karen Xu and Kelvin Lo describe their experience working in the popular open source project, OpenTelemetry. They describe how they added security scanning workflows to the project, including how it supports a major milestone in readying the software for production use. In any important and widely adopted open source […]

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AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT) 0.11.0 is now available

AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT) 0.11.0 is now available. Release highlights include support for Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) metrics. Amazon EKS metrics can be monitored in Amazon CloudWatch Container Insights and include CPU usage, memory, disk and network status, in addition to other infrastructure metrics. ADOT 0.11.0 also supports Prometheus metrics collected from […]

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Using AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry Collector for cross-account metrics collection on Amazon ECS

In November 2020, we announced OpenTelemetry support on AWS with AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT), a secure, production-ready, AWS-supported distribution of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) OpenTelemetry project. With ADOT, you can instrument applications to send correlated metrics and traces to multiple AWS solutions, such as our Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus (AMP) and […]

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