Past Meetup

Ben Sigelman on Pivot Tracing

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Lukasz Jagiello on Fast Inverse Square Root -

Lukasz's Bio

Lukasz Jagiello is an operations engineer at Wikia where he is hard working on saying NO. Between NO and NO he focus his work at modern approach to monitoring and distributed storage

Main Talk

Ben Sigelman ( on Pivot Tracing: Dynamic Causal Monitoring for Distributed Systems ( )

Ben's Bio

Ben Sigelman is the cofounder and CEO of LightStep (, a performance management solution that ties complex, distributed system performance to business goals and objectives. An expert in distributed tracing, Ben is a coauthor of the OpenTracing ( standard, a Linux Foundation project under the 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.

Meeting mechanics

Doors open at 6:30 pm; the presentation will begin at 7:00 pm; and, yes, there will be food. After the paper is presented, we will open up the floor for discussion and questions then we will head over to the bar!


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