19 OpenTelemetry Collector Processors to Know

OpenTelemetry Processor Spaceman

In this guide, we will cover some of the most useful OpenTelemetry Collector Processors out there. Hopefully, you will either optimize how you currently use the Collector or even consider implementing the Collector to take advantage of the Processors’ capabilities. Before jumping into each Processor, it’s important to understand what is the Collector’s role and […]

OpenTelemetry Operator for Kubernetes: Practical Guide

Jaeger as an Operator in the Jaeger HQ

In this article, you will learn how to use the OpenTelemetry Operator. We will explore what a Kubernetes Operator is, how to use it, and tackle common issues you might encounter when setting up the Opentelemetry Operator in your cluster. This is the 4th part of our OpenTelemetry on Kubernetes series. In the previous articles, […]

OpenTelemetry Collector on Kubernetes with Helm Chart – Part 3

In this article, you will learn how to use the OpenTelemetry Helm chart to deploy a collector as a gateway in a Kubernetes cluster. In previous tutorials, I demonstrated how to deploy the OpenTelemetry Collector as both Gateway and Agent on a Kubernetes cluster. It took a lot of work and hours of research. Luckily […]

OpenTelemetry Collector as an Agent on Kubernetes – Part 2

Jack Sparrow OpenTelemetry Collector Kubernetes Agent

In this article, you will learn how to deploy and configure the OpenTelemetry Collector as an agent on Kubernetes. In part 1, we described how to set up a local Kubernetes environment with Minikube. We configured an OpenTelemetry collector and deployed it to a local Kubernetes cluster. We outlined and explained each of the Kubernetes […]

Distributed Tracing with OpenTelemetry Collector on Kubernetes – Part 1

Jaeger Pan OpenTelemetry Collector Kubernetes

In this guide, you will learn how to set up a working OpenTelemetry Collector on Kubernetes that is configured to receive data in OTLP format via HTTP or gRPC and send traces for visualization in both Jaeger and Aspecto. The purpose of this tutorial is to simplify the process by going through the main steps […]