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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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Analyse billions of events in seconds with Notebook’s span time series

Neena Dugar | May 2, 2022

We recently released Notebooks, which has one particularly game changing feature: being able to create time series out of your historical span data over the last three days. Notebooks allows you to make any query over the last three days of span data.

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Announcing Notebooks: collaborate and troubleshoot issues with metrics and traces together

Rakesh Patel | Mar 31, 2022

We’re excited to announce a new feature in Lightstep Observability called Notebooks which addresses the needs that arise throughout the course of a team’s troubleshooting journey.

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Announcing Unified Dashboards - Simplifying and Consolidating monitoring across all your telemetry

Jake Knostman | Mar 23, 2022

Siloed views of telemetry data is a thing of the past. With Lightstep's Unified Dashboards, now you can proactively monitor your applications and visualize the relationship between your telemetry types, from a single tab.

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Announcing Lightstep Incident Response: streamlining the most critical SRE workflow

Ben Sigelman | Mar 14, 2022

We're excited to announce our first new product since joining ServiceNow: Lightstep Incident Response. Streamline on-call, alert grouping, incident management, and automation so every developer and SRE can act quickly, without fear and uncertainty.

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Announcing the Lightstep Terraform Provider: an easier way to get started with observability

Ben Cronin | Feb 15, 2022

Lightstep is excited to announce the release of the Lightstep Terraform Provider allowing users to automate the tasks of creating and maintaining configuration of dashboards and alerts in product.

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Stepping It Up! Lightstep Feature Updates - January 2022

Robin Whitmore | Jan 25, 2022

A detailed article on the latest Lightstep enhancements, so you're sure not to miss out on how Lightstep is evolving to make your life easier.

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Announcing Unified Query Builder — Simplifying access to all your telemetry

Andrew Gardner | Dec 10, 2021

Balancing the needs of the novice and expert, the Unified Query Builder simplifies access to all your telemetry in one place, and is now available in Lightstep’s Notebooks and will be rolled out throughout the Lightstep Platform.

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Stepping it up! Lightstep feature updates - November 2021

Robin Whitmore | Nov 15, 2021

A detailed article on the latest Lightstep enhancements, so you're sure not to miss out on how Lightstep is evolving to make your life easier.

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Looking beyond observability: A preview of Lightstep Incident Response for Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) and DevOps teams

Ben Sigelman | Aug 31, 2021

With this addition to our existing observability solution, our goal is to make it easier than ever for Lightstep users to proactively turn insights into actions.

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