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Ankit Anand

One who moves the hill sets off by taking away the rocks.

This is our 10th monthly update, and looking back at it, I can鈥檛 help feeling proud of our consistent efforts. Numerous releases, GitHub issues, sprints, and standups have brought us here. And it鈥檚 incredible to see what small teams with purpose can build with a consistent effort.

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Ankit Anand

Distributed tracing is becoming a critical component of any application's performance monitoring stack. However, setting it up in-house is an arduous task, and that's why many companies prefer outside tools. Jaeger and Zipkin are two popular open-source projects used for end-to-end distributed tracing. Let us explore their key differences in this article.

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Ankit Anand

As the growth lead of an open-source APM tool, I keep interacting with developers from companies of all shapes and sizes. I recently talked with a developer from a fintech startup in India. The startup provides a payment processing platform that enables businesses to accept payments from customers worldwide. For them, monitoring is critical, but the dev shared how limited they were when exploring an APM tool for their application.

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Ankit Anand
Ankit Nayan

Falcon is a minimalist Python web API framework for building robust applications and microservices. It also compliments many other Python frameworks by providing extra reliability, flexibility, and performance. Falcon based applications can be monitored using OpenTelemetry - an open-source standard to generate telemetry data.

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Ankit Anand

In modern microservices-based applications, it is difficult to get an overview of how requests are performing across multiple services, infrastructure, and protocols. As companies began moving to distributed systems, they realized they needed a way to track requests in their entirety for debugging applications. Distributed tracing is a technology that was born out of this need.