O'Reilly's Mac Slocum speaks with Reshmi Krishna, cloud application and platform architect at Pivotal. They discuss:

What is distributed tracing and how does it work? (00:06)

How latency affects a microservices architecture. (01:23)

A good distributed tracing tool lets you explore where latency is occurring. (03:18)

Distributed tracing will become a default. (05:55)

What are the challenges we're encountering as we move to distributed systems? (07:12)

Microservices adoption will change how teams are structured. (08:53)

The people and projects she's following. (10:48)

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