To get distributed tracing data into Lightstep Observability, you need to instrument your code to send telemetry data to Lightstep Observability Microsatellites. Lightstep Observability supports OpenTelemetry as the way to get that data from your app as requests travel through its many services and other infrastructure.
Already instrumented using OpenTelemetry Collectors? It’s easy to configure them to report to Lightstep Observability.
Learn more about OpenTelemetry
Read these topics to understand how OpenTelemetry works:
- What is OpenTelemetry?
- Tracing in OpenTelemetry
- Spans in OpenTelemetry
- Metrics in OpenTelemetry
- The Collector and Exporters in OpenTelemetry