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LightStep

A fast way for developers and DevOps to adopt best-of-breed distributed tracing
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What is LightStep?

It diagnoses anomalies and slowdowns, spanning mobile, monoliths, and micro services: best-in-class observability, at scale, for modern applications.
LightStep is a tool in the Performance Monitoring category of a tech stack.

Who uses LightStep?

Companies
4 companies reportedly use LightStep in their tech stacks, including medium.com, Araclx, and Connected Fitness.

Developers
22 developers on StackShare have stated that they use LightStep.

LightStep Integrations

Slack, Jenkins, Jira, Heroku, and Ansible are some of the popular tools that integrate with LightStep. Here's a list of all 26 tools that integrate with LightStep.
Pros of LightStep
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Powerful UI
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Easy setup
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Observability End-to-End
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Great Value
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Fast RCA

LightStep's Features

  • ANALYZE EVERY TRANSACTION
  • MEASURE PERFORMANCE WHERE IT MATTERS MOST
  • PINPOINT THE ROOT CAUSE

LightStep Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to LightStep?
Honeycomb
We built Honeycomb to answer the hard questions that come up when you're trying to operate your software–to debug microservices, serverless, distributed systems, polyglot persistence, containers, and a world of fast, parallel deploys.
New Relic
The world’s best software and DevOps teams rely on New Relic to move faster, make better decisions and create best-in-class digital experiences. If you run software, you need to run New Relic. More than 50% of the Fortune 100 do too.
Jaeger
Jaeger, a Distributed Tracing System
Datadog
Datadog is the leading service for cloud-scale monitoring. It is used by IT, operations, and development teams who build and operate applications that run on dynamic or hybrid cloud infrastructure. Start monitoring in minutes with Datadog!
Instana
It is the Application Performance Management solution for modern dynamic applications, using automation and AI to manage their service quality.
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LightStep's Followers
50 developers follow LightStep to keep up with related blogs and decisions.