AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry adds .NET tracing support
AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT) v 0.7.0 is now available with .NET support. This release adds support for tracing .NET applications using open source OpenTelemetry’s .NET API and SDK. You can use AWS monitoring backends, such as AWS X-Ray, as well as partner monitoring solutions for triaging and analyzing performance issues or bottlenecks in your applications.
Earlier this month, the OpenTelemetry project released the stable version 1.0 of the tracing specification.
The .NET API and SDK v 1.0.1 are now available, offering a stable version for tracing support. This new release includes:
- OpenTelemetry .NET APIs: The API includes the Tracing API, Baggage API, Context API, and Propagators API.
- OpenTelemetry .NET SDKs: Supports sampling, processing, and exporting.
- Updated documentation, which includes samples and Getting Started guides.
- AWS X-Ray support with ID generator and trace propagator as part of the
- AWS SDK client instrumentation available in the
Use exporters of your choice
ADOT also bundles several exporters for use with the Collector, enabling customers to send observability data to any backend monitoring service of their choice. These exporters include OpenTelemetry Protocol (OTLP) for HTTP and gRPC, and exporters for AWS X-Ray, Amazon CloudWatch, and Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus (AMP). Partner exporters include trace exporters for Dynatrace, Datadog, New Relic, and Splunk, as well as a metrics exporter for Splunk.
Learn about AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry on the AWS Open Source Blog. Complete technical documentation is available on the ADOT developer site. To explore the distribution, please download it from GitHub.
As always, we welcome you to participate in the OpenTelemetry project. And we offer a big thank you to all the contributors who enabled the OpenTelemetry .NET release.