Making Open Work
May 8–9, 2017: Training & Tutorials
May 10–11, 2017: Conference
Austin, TX
Ben Sigelman

Ben Sigelman
Cofounder and CEO, LightStep


Ben Sigelman is the cofounder and CEO of LightStep, where he’s building reliability management for modern systems. An expert in distributed tracing, Ben is the coauthor of the OpenTracing standard, a project within the Linux Foundation’s Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). Previously, he built Dapper, Google’s production distributed systems tracing infrastructure, and Monarch, Google’s fleet-wide time series collection, storage, analysis, and alerting system. Ben holds a BSc in mathematics and computer science from Brown University.


1:30pm5:00pm Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Location: Ballroom E
Level: Intermediate
Ben Sigelman (LightStep), Yuri Shkuro (Uber Technologies), Priyanka Sharma (GitLab)
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You’ve heard distributed tracing is awesome but hard to integrate. Ben Sigelman, Yuri Shkuro, and Priyanka Sharma help you go from zero to useful traces in under an hour with OpenTracing, walking you through visualizing the critical path for transactions with microservices, enabling debugging, latency monitoring, and overall performance gains. Read more.