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Datadog allegedly asked developer to kill open source data export tool
02/02/2023 10:37 AM | Click to read full article
After a delay of over a year, an open-source code contribution to enable the export of data from Datadog's Application Performance Monitoring (APM) platform finally got merged on Tuesday into a collection of OpenTelemetry components. The reason for the delay, according to John Dorman, the software developer who wrote the Datadog APM Receiver code, is that, about a year ago, Datadog asked him not to submit the software.