opentelemetry-proto VS opentelemetry-specification

Compare opentelemetry-proto vs opentelemetry-specification and see what are their differences.


Protobuf definitions for the OpenTelemetry protocol (OTLP) (by open-telemetry)


Specifications for OpenTelemetry (by open-telemetry)
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opentelemetry-proto opentelemetry-specification
1 93
376 3,162
5.6% 3.7%
6.9 8.6
1 day ago 1 day ago
Makefile Makefile
Apache License 2.0 Apache License 2.0
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Posts with mentions or reviews of opentelemetry-proto. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-04-21.


Posts with mentions or reviews of opentelemetry-specification. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-02-07.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing opentelemetry-proto and opentelemetry-specification you can also consider the following projects:

Sentry - Developer-first error tracking and performance monitoring

zipkin - Zipkin is a distributed tracing system

pino - 🌲 super fast, all natural json logger

Hangfire - An easy way to perform background job processing in your .NET and .NET Core applications. No Windows Service or separate process required

otel-with-apache-pulsar - Example of application that produces and consumes events to/from Apache Pulsar. Traces from the transactions are captured using OpenTelemetry and sent to Elastic Observability.

Serilog - Simple .NET logging with fully-structured events

signoz - SigNoz is an open-source APM. It helps developers monitor their applications & troubleshoot problems, an open-source alternative to DataDog, NewRelic, etc. 🔥 🖥. 👉 Open source Application Performance Monitoring (APM) & Observability tool

jaeger - CNCF Jaeger, a Distributed Tracing Platform

RabbitMQ - Open source RabbitMQ: core server and tier 1 (built-in) plugins


Express - Fast, unopinionated, minimalist web framework for node.

opentelemetry-js - OpenTelemetry JavaScript Client