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  • KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2023: Highlights from Amsterdam
    We focused on the observability ecosystem and took the time to interact with our friends from Lightstep, New Relic, Honeycomb, Dynatrace, Instana, and many more. With that in mind, keep an eye out for more integrations coming to Tracetest! - Source: / about 1 year ago
  • Top 9 Commercial Distributed Tracing Tools
    Lightstep bills itself as a platform for the reliability of cloud-native applications. The people behind Lightstep co-founded OpenTelemetry and OpenTracing, which gives them a unique perspective on the use cases of distributed tracing and the value of having a vendor-neutral tracing data format. - Source: / about 1 year ago
  • Observability - Types Of Vendor Pricing Models
    In the last 5 to 10 years, new Observability vendors have entered the market, including Honeycomb, Instana, Lightstep and Datadog. Similarly, traditional APM vendors such as Dynatrace, AppDynamics, and New Relic, as well as SIEM (and log management) vendors such as Splunk and Sumo Logic, have joined them in the Observability space too. Finally you also have major cloud providers such as AWS with their own... - Source: / over 1 year ago
  • KubeCon North America 2022: A Retrospective
    I spent Day 2 at the Colony Club to attend OTel Unplugged. This event was sponsored by Lightstep, Honeycomb, New Relic, Splunk, Dynatrace, Crowdstrike, and NGINX. I came into the event not knowing what to expect. I can sometimes clamp up when I’m around folks that I don’t know, but because I was helping with the event check-in, I got to say hello to a number of the attendees, which helped break the ice. And it... - Source: / over 1 year ago
  • Grafana Phlare, open source database for continuous profiling at scale
    Https://, but that’s the only one :). - Source: Hacker News / over 1 year ago
  • Using OpenTelemetry (OTel) with Fastly
    Lightstep - Source: almost 2 years ago
  • OpenTelemetry in Action: Optimizing Database Operations
    In this article, we’ll look at some common database performance issues to see how we can use OpenTelemetry to identify and fix them easily. For a hands-on learning experience, we’ll build a simple application that uses a SQL Server database. We’ll instrument the application with standard OpenTelemetry libraries and connect the application to an ingestion platform, Lightstep. Finally, we’ll use the ingested... - Source: / about 2 years ago
  • OpenTelemetry in Action: Identifying Database Dependencies
    For this demo, we will use the .NET SQLClient instrumentation for OpenTelemetry in coordination with Lightstep for telemetry storage and analysis. - Source: / about 2 years ago
  • 3 Best Practices to Make Cloud Migration Easier
    There’s always the roll-your-own option, but if you’re staring down a cloud migration (especially in a large tech estate), going with a homegrown option will make things more difficult. For a cloud migration, we would almost always recommend choosing an established vendor, of which there are many. One particularly good option is Lightstep. Lightstep is building SRE tools for the cloud-native enterprise including... - Source: / about 2 years ago
  • How to Maintain Quality when Transitioning from Monolith to Microservices
    Lightstep has a specific focus on the monolith-to-microservices transition in how they design their products. Lightstep combines both observability and monitoring into one visibility pane that provides a holistic picture of the monolith-to-microservices journey. There are many features directly applicable to microservices. We’ll cover several key features and use the sandbox to see how we can answer some of our... - Source: / over 2 years ago
  • Ask HN: Who is hiring? (December 2021)
    Lightstep | San Francisco or Remote | Lightstep, recently acquired by ServiceNow, builds observability tools for proactively monitoring software in today's microservices-driven world. We write for other engineering teams, and are the only company that develops observability tools at the scale and complexity that enterprises need them. We're especially looking for people-minded engineers who... - Source: Hacker News / over 2 years ago
  • Cats and Clouds – There Are No Pillars in Observability with Yoshi Yamaguchi
    So I think that compared to new technologies such as Kubernetes or other CNCF projects, OpenTelemetry has a long history before its beginning. So now, OpenTelemetry is a joint project among the many SaaS vendors and also observability-related open-source projects such as Prometheus, Jaeger, Zipkin. And then, in terms of the APM vendors, including your company like New Relic, Google, AWS, Splunk, or Microsoft,... - Source: / over 2 years ago
  • Top 11 distributed tracing tools in 2021
    Lightstep is a distributed tracing tool that provides complete visibility to distributed systems based on microservices and multi-cloud environment. It uses open-source friendly data ingestion methods and is built to support applications of any scale. - Source: / over 2 years ago
  • Top 9 observability tools in 2021 perfect for microservices
    As an observability tool, Lightstep automatically detects changes to your application, infrastructure, and user experience. It can then highlight the specific causes for the changes. - Source: / almost 3 years ago
  • Using Distributed Tracing in Microservices Architecture
    Data Tracing Tools: Executes tracing during validating the critical data elements (CDE) or telemetry data with the source system and monitoring them with the statistical process control (SPC) methods. Some examples of Data Tracing tools are, Datadog, Jaeger, New Relic, Dynatrace, and Lightstep. - Source: / about 3 years ago

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