Lightstep participates in AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry

As co-founders and active contributors to the OpenTelemetry project, Lightstep is excited to participate in the GA release of AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT) for tracing for exporters supporting Java, .Net, Python, Go, and JavaScript. AWS has validated Lightstep's use of the ADOT OTLP Exporter, OpenTelemetry's native protocol, to send telemetry to Lightstep without requiring any custom plugins or integrations.

Observability: What matters most in 2021

Bridging the gap between conventional IT operations and observability is a problem Lightstep and ServiceNow are committed to solving. With that, it's important to fully understand the concept of observability — what is it exactly? In this fireside chat, Lightstep co-founder Ben Sigelman and ServiceNow VP of Product Marketing Skip Bacon answer five of the most common questions about observability. Listen to this conversation to learn just what observability is and how it can improve reliability for cloud-native applications.

Everything (we think) you need to know about sampling + distributed tracing

Since Dapper (the first production distributed tracing system, developed at Google by our webinar co-host Ben Sigelman!) sampling has been a central part of the design for distributed tracing. And yet we’re still in the early days, and there’s so much to learn and discuss. In this on-demand webinar, learn how sampling fits into the broader picture of observability, well beyond distributed tracing