Basic Meter

These examples show how to use OpenTelemetry to capture and report metrics.

There are three different examples:

  • basic_metrics: Shows how to create a metric instrument, how to configure an exporter and a controller and also how to capture data by using the direct calling convention.

  • calling_conventions: Shows how to use the direct, bound and batch calling conventions.

  • observer: Shows how to use the observer instrument.

The source files of these examples are available here.


pip install opentelemetry-api
pip install opentelemetry-sdk
pip install psutil # needed to get ram and cpu usage in the observer example

Run the Example

python <example_name>.py

The output will be shown in the console after few seconds.