LightStep Documentation

Welcome to the LightStep developer hub. You'll find comprehensive guides and documentation to help you start working with LightStep as quickly as possible, as well as support if you get stuck. Let's jump right in!

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Already Instrumented?

If you've already instrumented your system, but were using another tracing library, no worries! LightStep can ingest that instrumentation with almost no additional code needed.

LightStep can ingest the following instrumentation:

  • Jaeger Agent and Zipkin: If you've been using Jaeger or Zipkin as your distributed tracing monitor, switching to LightStep is easy! LightStep's Satellites can injest data from both with very little change required.
  • Datadog: If you've been using Datadog as your APM, you can send data from their tracers to Lightstep.
  • OpenCensus: Export data from you OpenCensus instrumentation into LightStep.

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