AWS Open Distro for OpenTelemetry

Getting Started with the AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry Collector

Getting Started with the AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry Collector

Getting Started

Prerequisites

To build AWS OTel Collector locally, you will need to have Golang installed. You can download and install Golang here.

Try out AWS OTel Collector

AWS OTel Collector supports all AWS computing platforms and docker/kubernetes. Here are some examples on how to run AWS OTel Collector to send telemetry data:

When setting up the collector, you will need to decide between sidecar and service deployment and can find more information about these two patterns here.

Build Your Own Artifacts

Use the following instruction to build your own AWS OTel Collector artifacts: