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Find the root cause of latency

Learn how to find the cause of a latency increase using Lightstep Observability's Service Health view.

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Robin Whitmore
Updated Apr 13, 2020
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Introduction

Learn how to find the cause of a latency increase using Lightstep Observability's Service Health view.

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3 mins

Step 1: Notice a latency regression

Determine if a latency regression has occurred in a service.

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4 mins

Step 2: Compare performance during a regression with a baseline

Compare the performance during a latency regression with the performance when the service was healthy.

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3 mins

Step 3: Use the Operation diagram to find the source of latency

Use the RCA Operation Diagram and Compare Operations table to pinpoint the source of latency.

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3 mins

Step 4: Verify your hypothesis

Use Lightstep Observability's Trace view to see a single request through your system.

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