LightStep

2015
San Francisco, CA, USA
Jan 22, 2020   |  By Eric O'Rear
In this (and future) posts, you can find the latest news and updates from the OpenTelemetry project. We also plan to share information about relevant events, community activities, and awesome articles.
Jan 17, 2020   |  By Lindsay Neeson
Just to make sure we’re on the same page before we begin — platform teams reduce cognitive load for developers and make it easier to ship new features. They can have an enormous impact on your organization. Whether that impact is positive or negative is up to the managers, developer teams, and organization as a whole. Here’s a quick overview on what not to do.
Jan 7, 2020   |  By Eric O'Rear
With the beta release expected later this year, 2020 has a lot in store for the OpenTelemetry project! OpenTelemetry is the reference implementation for the W3C Trace Context specification, which has just moved on to the next maturity level. With the goal of standardizing distributed tracing context propagation between services, this is a great step towards minimizing adoption hurdles for vendors, platforms, and languages considering OpenTelemetry.
Jan 7, 2020   |  By Austin Parker
Trying to parse my career trajectory from reading my resume is like relying on a pirate’s riddle to find treasure.
Dec 19, 2019   |  By Julian Griggs
One of my team’s goals is to increase LightStep’s reach within our existing customer base. We brainstormed ways to achieve this goal and one area we landed on was improving the sharing experience. But to do so, we needed to understand how our customers communicate within their organization. Luckily, the answer was pretty consistent: Slack. With the vast majority of our customers using the same communication platform, we determined that it was worth building a prototype integration.
May 2, 2018   |  By LightStep
Report Finds Record Growth in Microservices is Disrupting the Operational Landscape
Dec 29, 2019   |  By LightStep
Keller Williams VP of Engineering, Greg Matthews, shares how LightStep helps his team improve system performance, resolve issues faster, and gain real-time visibility into their distributed system.
Nov 19, 2019   |  By LightStep
Operating microservices at-scale can be relentless and overwhelming. But why? Because there are two ways systems scale. They can scale wide, or they can scale deep. And when microservices architectures scale, they scale deep.
Oct 11, 2019   |  By LightStep
Segment's Director of Engineering, Albert Strasheim, and Site Reliability Engineer, Achille Roussel, explain how LightStep provides complete visibility into their distributed system:
Oct 10, 2019   |  By LightStep
With little configuration, LightStep will automatically aggregate, analyze, and visualize your Zipkin tracing data.
Oct 7, 2019   |  By LightStep
Without any additional configuration, LightStep will automatically aggregate, analyze, and visualize your Jaeger tracing data.