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Steve Flanders
Steve Flanders

Steve Flanders is a Director of Engineering at Splunk responsible for Observability “Getting Data In”, which includes contributions to the CNCF OpenTelemetry open-source project. Previously, he was the Head of Product and Experience at Omnition, which was acquired by Splunk. Steve has an extensive background in software development, user experience, product design, and operational management. He has a strong focus on product usability, data-driven decision making, and agile development processes.

DevOps 6 Min Read

What’s New in OpenTelemetry: Community, Distributions, and Roadmap

If you missed the news, OpenTelemetry — the second most active project in CNCF — has achieved incubation status! Read more to learn about the latest instrumentation tracing updates, instrumentation metrics updates, instrumentation RUM updates and more.
DevOps 2 Min Read

AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry — Now with Splunk Observability Support!

Today, we are excited to announce the release of the AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry with full Splunk Observability support! The AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry allows customers to capture metadata from AWS resources and managed services to correlate application performance data with underlying infrastructure data.
.conf & .conf Go 3 Min Read

Announcing Native OpenTelemetry Support in Splunk APM

With a set of capabilities in OpenTelemetry and just-announced native Splunk support, we're ready to go all-in while we continue accelerating the growth and adoption of OpenTelemetry beyond the commitments we made last year.