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Dashboards that actually tell you why things happen

Lightstep’s infrastructure and application metrics go from dashboards to insights in seconds

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Smarter dashboards and alerts


Lightstep’s dashboards directly connect to the exact trace, operation, service — you name it — that is causing an incident or performance issue.


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A faster way to query


Lightstep’s highly accessible query builder enables rapid search, exploration, and discovery.


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Visibility at any scale


Unlimited cardinality. Planet-scale analysis and storage. And easy grouping and filtering by virtually any datapoint — customer, cloud, pod, trace, or more.


Lightstep's architecture

Change Intelligence


Change Intelligence automatically surfaces the most important changes in your system, and enables anyone on your team to understand and resolve complex issues.


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Customize your data retention


Flexible, out-of-the-box retention controls make it easy to enable historical analysis, while keeping costs low.


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Automatically migrate to Lightstep


Quickly transfer all Datadog, Prometheus/Grafana, and AWS Cloudwatch queries, charts and alerts.


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Built for your workflows


Our team built Google’s planet-scale metrics technology (“Monarch”). Now, we’ve launched state-of-the art application and infrastructure metrics that enable faster and easier workflows for developers and SREs everywhere.


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