Learning Path

Find the Root Cause of Latency

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

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Robin Whitmore
Updated 13 Apr 2020
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Introduction

Learn how to find the cause of a latency increase using Lightstep'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's Trace view to see a single request through your system.

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Finished!

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