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Building the OpenTelemetry Collector


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Last month, @martinthwaites said: if you run the OpenTelemetry Collector in production, you probably want to build your own image.

So I tried to do that. Austin Parker said “it’s easy,” but Austin knows golang and understands how to build stuff in it. I did not find it easy. I did eventually get the collector-builder utility to work.

(and then I couldn’t get “docker push” to work because OMG Docker Desktop on Mac will not let me log in to ECR, don’t get me started)

In better news, Alex Boten has a GitHub Action to help you automate this:

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