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Wednesday, December 6 • 5:10pm - 5:30pm
Keynote: Service Meshes and Observability - Ben Sigelman, Co-founder & CEO, Lightstep

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Service mesh technology facilitates the discovery, interconnection, and authentication of microservices. While it’s straightforward to use a service mesh to measure peer performance, actually explaining the behavior of transactions in a microservices deployment requires distributed tracing.

In this keynote, Ben will explain why distributed tracing is important, where the service mesh comes into play, and how OpenTracing makes it all elegant and portable. We will illustrate these concepts with a live, audience-interactive demo, and provide guidance for those who want to add these technologies to their own microservice deployments.

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Ben Sigelman

Co-founder and CEO, Lightstep
Ben Sigelman is a co-founder and the CEO at LightStep, a co-creator of Dapper (Google’s distributed tracing system), and co-creator of the OpenTracing and OpenTelemetry projects (both part of the CNCF). Ben's work and interests gravitate towards observability, especially where microservices... Read More →

Wednesday December 6, 2017 5:10pm - 5:30pm CST
Exhibit Hall 3, Level 1