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Learning Paths

Learning Path

Use Change Intelligence from a Metric Alert

Use Lightstep's Change Intelligence to find the root cause when alerted to a deviation in your metrics.

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Create Alerts for Metric Data

Create alerts for your metric data. When triggered, alerts are sent to configured destinations.

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Create Charts for Metric Dashboards

Create charts for your metric data to add to your dashboards.

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Create and Manage Alert Destinations

Lightstep has built-in capability to set PagerDuty and Slack channels as destinations for metric data alerts. You can also use webhooks to send alerts to other third-party solutions.

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Create and Manage Metric Dashboards

Create dashboards to view your metric data in Lightstep.

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Ingest Metrics Through a Prometheus Server

Use the Lightstep sidecar to collect metrics data from a Prometheus server's write-ahead log using the OpenTelemetry protocol.

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Ingest Metrics from Amazon

Configure Amazon metrics to report to Lightstep.

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Ingest Metrics from Datadog

Configure current metrics to report to Lightstep. You can also import existing metric dashboards into Lightstep.

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Investigate a Metric Deviation

Use Lightstep's Change Intelligence when you notice a deviation in your metric charts to quickly find the root cause.

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Metric Naming Conventions

Follow these conventions when creating custom metrics or metric tag names.

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Monitor Metric Data

Use Lightstep to monitor your metric data and create alerts based on thresholds set in that data.

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Monitor for SLAs and SLOs

You can use Lightstep to monitor important business functionality in your app. If you have defined SLAs and SLOs, you can configure Lightstep to monitor the services closest to those objectives. Lightstep can monitor performance on your key operations, and you can also monitor services and metrics and then set up alerts when a defined threshold in performance occurs.

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Register a Service Name Attribute for Metrics

You register an attribute on your metric data that holds the service's name and allows Change Intelligence to correlate metric and trace data.

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Send Metric Data to Lightstep

You can send metric data to Lightstep from many different sources.

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Send Metrics to Lightstep

You can send metric data to Lightstep from many different sources.

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Troubleshoot Change Intelligence

Lightstep's Change Intelligence correlates changes found in traces with deviations in your metric data. But there may be times when you need help getting that correlation to work as expected. Here are some issues you may run into and how to solve them.

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View Alerts

View Lightstep alerts from one place to see a general status of all alerts.