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Strengthening our commitment to the OpenTelemetry project 

Carter Socha | April 20, 2023

Lightstep is the first company to natively provide customers with complete control of their telemetry pipeline which saves time and money, and provides the freedom to innovate at scale. By embracing OpenTelemetry support without vendor lock-in, Lightstep helps you make complex app development easier and faster.

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Observability in action: What happens when a deploy goes wrong

Ben Sigelman | Jun 23, 2020

Sometimes we should philosophize about observability and sometimes we should just get ultra-pragmatic and examine real use cases from real systems. This article takes a look into a recent bad deploy at Lightstep.

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Understanding static site performance with OpenTelemetry

Austin Parker | Jun 22, 2020

This article shows you how to use OpenTelemetry to understand the performance of static sites, generated using tools like Hugo or Gatsby, and to collect telemetry from them with the OpenTelemetry collector.

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OTel Me More: OpenTelemetry Project News – Vol 30

Eric O'Rear | Jun 17, 2020

Vol 30 of OpenTelemetry project news. The OpenTelemetry Collector has reached beta!

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OTel Me More: OpenTelemetry Project News – Vol 29

Eric O'Rear | Jun 10, 2020

Vol 29 of OpenTelemetry project news. OpenTelemetry SIGs are looking for extra support! Open source efforts rely on developers like you.

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Stepping it Up! Lightstep Feature Updates - May 2020

Robin Whitmore | May 31, 2020

May 2020 post updated on the latest enhancements, so you're sure not to miss out on how Lightstep is evolving to make your life easier.

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OTel Me More: OpenTelemetry Project News – Vol 28

Eric O'Rear | May 27, 2020

Vol 28 of OpenTelemetry project news. The OpenTelemetry log data model is now official, aiming to successfully represent 3 sorts of logs and events: system formats, third-party applications, and first-party applications.

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Optimize Your CI/CD Pipeline with Codefresh & Lightstep

David Klein | May 20, 2020

How do you know if the changes that you’re making to your microservices are having the desired impact to your end-users? What happens after a deploy? Did your app’s performance remain the same? Were any bugs introduced? Do you need to roll back?

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The 5 On-Call Stages of Grief for SREs

Lindsay Tyson | May 19, 2020

The world is dark, everyone is asleep, and your pager goes off. Suddenly you're alert, disoriented, and running on adrenaline. This article will help you go through the On-Call Stages of Grief quickly to mitigate the situation as soon as possible.

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OTel Me More: OpenTelemetry Project News – Vol 27

Eric O'Rear | May 19, 2020

Vol 27 of OpenTelemetry project news. OpenTelemetry had the second highest number of contributions across all CNCF projects over the past quarter!

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