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Stella Cotton

Software Engineer at Heroku

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Distributed Tracing: From Theory to Practice

Traditional application performance monitoring is great for debugging a single app but how do you debug a system with multiple services? Distributed tracing can help! You’ll learn the theory behind how distributed tracing works. But we’ll also dive into other practical considerations you won’t get from a README, like choosing libraries for your polyglot systems, infrastructure considerations, and security.

About Stella Cotton

Stella Cotton is an engineer on the Tools team at Heroku and organizes Fog City Ruby, a San Francisco Ruby meetup. When she’s not at her laptop, she’s exploring the trails around San Francisco, practicing her mediocre French, and traveling to new places.