If you’re already generating Prometheus metrics for your system, you can send those metrics directly to Lightstep Observability using the OpenTelemetry Collector, running in Kubernetes.
To send Prometheus metrics to Lightstep, you need to do the following:
Deploy the Collector to Kubernetes You can deploy the collector either as a single instance or as a daemon set. Read this topic to help determine which deployment scenario is best for your environment.
Begin ingesting Prometheus metrics. Lightstep offers a number of pre-built integrations for many services that emit Prometheus metrics.
Performance test your set up.