Set Up and Manage Satellites

Learn how to install and tune on-premise Lightstep Satellites.

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Learn About Satellites

Lightstep uses *Satellites* to collect 100% of the performance data that your tracing instrumentation generates. Satellites collect spans generated by instrumented clients and servers, and then process and temporarily store that data during trace assembly.

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Install and Configure Satellites

Lightstep Satellites are straightforward to deploy using a Docker image, AWS/AMI, or a Debian package.

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Verify Satellite Setup

Test that your Lightstep Satellites are installed and configured correctly to send spans.