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 Amazon EKS and Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) services, which can be monitored in Amazon CloudWatch Container Insights. Full release notes can be found in GitHub.


Learn more about AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry on the AWS Open Source Blog, where we announced the distribution’s availability for public preview in October 2020, followed by a re:Invent release announcement in December 2020.

Configure and deploy the latest version of ADOT for container services, including Amazon ECS and Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), using AWS CloudFormation templates. You can also use the AWS Command Line Interface (AWS CLI) or kubectl commands.

Detailed technical documentation is available on the ADOT developer site, and you can download the distribution from GitHub. You can also download the latest ADOT Collector image from the Amazon Elastic Container Registry (Amazon ECR) Public Gallery.

If you have questions about the distribution, features, or components, file an issue.

We also welcome you to participate in the OpenTelemetry project. Hearty congratulations to all OpenTelemetry contributors whose work has enabled the project to be approved for Incubation status by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation Technical Oversight Committee (CNCF TOC). We’re proud to be part of the OpenTelemetry community!

To learn more about how you can use AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT) to collect data for your observability solution, check out the hands-on AWS Observability workshop.