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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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“It’s a shortcut, not an exit.” – Why I’m thrilled that Lightstep is joining ServiceNow

Ben Sigelman | May 10, 2021

I'm excited to announce Lightstep is joining ServiceNow. For me – and for the team at Lightstep – this isn’t an exit, it’s a shortcut, an entrance, and a massive accelerant as we continue to pursue Lightstep’s mission. We couldn't be more excited!

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Lightstep partners with AWS on the AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry

Ted Young | Dec 15, 2020

We are partnering with Amazon to bring OpenTelemetry to AWS in a supported fashion. AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry provides an AWS-supported, production-ready release of the OpenTelemetry Collector for Lightstep customers who use OpenTelemetry on AWS.

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Introducing the Lightstep Observability Toolkit for GitHub developers

Fran Thorpe | Dec 8, 2020

Lightstep has made it easy for organizations to identify changes in production, answer the question "what changed", & use that information to quickly resolve issues. Lightstep is now bringing that same level of detail in front of developers inside GitHub.

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Instrument your Lambda Functions with OpenTelemetry (Preview)

Alex Boten, Lulu Bai | Dec 3, 2020

Lightstep, a major contributor to OpenTelemetry, will be donating an AWS Lambda Extension to the OpenTelemetry community for anyone looking to use open-source vendor agnostic tools to instrument & better understand systems built with AWS Lambda Functions.

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Stepping it up! Lightstep feature updates - October and November 2020

Robin Whitmore | Dec 2, 2020

October and November 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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Drive instrumentation consistency with Lightstep’s Instrumentation Quality Score

Lulu Bai | Dec 2, 2020

Lightstep has improved on this beloved feature with configuration options to drive consistency within your organization, charting an ideal course for individual teams to follow. In this blog, we'll discuss the updates and the importance of this feature.

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Gain better insights with the new Lightstep API program

Brandon Cato | Nov 18, 2020

We’re pleased to announce that we’ve made major improvements to our Lightstep API program to provide our customers with more powerful access to Lightstep’s differentiated data. This blog explains the new functionality and how it will benefit developers.

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Resolve errors faster with Lightstep and Rollbar

Fran Thorpe | Oct 29, 2020

At Lightstep we’re always on the look for ways to make Observability best practices easier for any developer to adopt. Recently we’ve combined efforts with Rollbar, a platform for error monitoring and analysis.

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Lightstep adds complete system context to PagerDuty alerts

Fran Thorpe | Oct 23, 2020

Lightstep has partnered with PagerDuty, to ensure software teams can move from context within an incident to quickly understand and determine root cause. Together we’re augmenting incident response solutions for pre-production scenarios.

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