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Kristin Brennan

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InVision Improves Performance by 75% with Lightstep

Kristin Brennan | Jan 9, 2019

Lightstep is engineered from its foundation to address the inherent challenges of monitoring distributed systems and microservices at scale for distributed companies.

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Monoliths to Microservices – Scale Changes Everything

Kristin Brennan | Sep 26, 2018

This article discusses how microservices are inherently complex and if their creation and deployment aren't properly controlled, a proliferation of multiple languages and redundant tools makes things much harder.

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Commiserating About Microservices Nightmares

Kristin Brennan | Sep 17, 2018

How do things go wrong in production and what are the lessons we can learn from those experiences?

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Tech Field Day at Lightstep: A Blogger’s Paradise

Kristin Brennan | Aug 16, 2018

This article takes you into Lightstep's first Tech Field Day and our presentations on moving to microservices.

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Microservices Lead the New Class of Performance Management Solutions

Kristin Brennan | May 1, 2018

There is a fundamental shift taking place in the market today with the massive adoption of microservices. As Gartner stated in a recent report, most APM solutions are ill-suited to the dynamism, modularity and scale of microservice-based applications.

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DigitalOcean Uses Lightstep to Get a Reliable Picture of its Distributed System and Saves 1,000 Hours of Developer Time per Month

Kristin Brennan | Apr 4, 2018

DigitalOcean uses Lightstep to monitor 100+ apps in real time across its distributed system. Lightstep also helps engineers work together and improve productivity, saving 1,000 hours per month of developer time.

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