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Migrate from Datadog to Lightstep Observability

Learn how to migrate your metric and trace data from Datadog to Lightstep Observability.

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Use Change Intelligence from a metric alert

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

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AWS Aurora metrics

See the AWS Aurora metrics ingested by Lightstep Observability

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AWS DynamoDB metrics

See the AWS DynamoDB metrics ingested by Lightstep Observability

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AWS EC2 metrics

See the AWS EC2 metrics ingested by Lightstep Observability

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AWS ElastiCache metrics

See the AWS ElastiCache metrics ingested by Lightstep Observability

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AWS SQS metrics

See the AWS SQS metrics ingested by Lightstep Observability

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Alignment in UQL

When using UQL, you may need to align your metric points to create a meaningful chart. This topic explains the concept of alignment and how to use it in UQL queries.

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Getting started with distributions in UQL

Learn how to use Lightstep's Unified Query Language (UQL) works to query distribution metrics.

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Getting started with spans queries in UQL

Learn how to use Lightstep's Unified Query Language (UQL) works to query distribution metrics.

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Ingest Node Exporter metrics

Use the OpenTelemetry Prometheus receiver to scrape metrics from node-exporter and send them to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest OpenTelemetry metrics

Ingest OpenTelemetry Metrics encoded using OpenTelemetry Protocol (OTLP)

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Ingest Prometheus metrics using an OpenTelemetry Collector on Kubernetes

Ingest existing Prometheus metrics into Lightstep Observability using the OpenTelemetry Collector running in a Kubernetes environemnt.

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Ingest kube-state-metrics

Use the OpenTelemetry Prometheus receiver to scrape metrics from kube-state-metrics and send them to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest kubelet metrics

Use the OpenTelemetry Prometheus receiver to scrape metrics from kubelet and send them to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest metrics from ActiveMQ

Use the OpenTelemetry ActiveMQ receiver to send metrics to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest metrics from Amazon

Configure Amazon metrics to report to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest metrics from Apache

Use the OpenTelemetry Apache receiver to send metrics to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest metrics from Cassandra

Use the OpenTelemetry Cassandra receiver to send metrics to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest metrics from Ceph

Use the OpenTelemetry Prometheus receiver to scrape metrics from Ceph and send them to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest metrics from Cilium with Hubble

Use the OpenTelemetry Prometheus receiver and operator to scrape metrics from Cilium and Hubble running in Kubernetes and send them to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest metrics from ClickHouse

Use the OpenTelemetry Prometheus receiver to scrape metrics from ClickHouse and then send them to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest metrics from Cockroach

Use the OpenTelemetry Prometheus receiver to scrape metrics from Cockroach and send them to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest metrics from Collectd

Use the OpenTelemetry Prometheus receiver to scrape metrics from Collectd and then send them to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest metrics from CouchDB

Use the OpenTelemetry CouchDB receiver to send metrics to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest metrics from Couchbase

Use the OpenTelemetry Prometheus receiver to scrape metrics from Couchbase and then send them to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest metrics from Datadog

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

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Ingest metrics from Docker stats

Use the OpenTelemetry Docker stats receiver or Prometheus receiver to send metrics to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest metrics from Elasticsearch

Use the OpenTelemetry Elasticsearch receiver to send metrics to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest metrics from Envoy

Use the OpenTelemetry Envoy receiver to send metrics to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest metrics from ExternalDNS

Use the OpenTelemetry Prometheus receiver to scrape metrics from ExternalDNS and send them to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest metrics from Google Cloud Monitoring

Configure Google Cloud metrics to report to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest metrics from HAProxy

Use the OpenTelemetry HAProxy receiver to send metrics to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest metrics from HBase

Use the OpenTelemetry JMX receiver to send HBase metrics to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest metrics from Hadoop

Use the OpenTelemetry JMX receiver to send Hadoop metrics to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest metrics from Hashicorp Consul

Use the OpenTelemetry Prometheus receiver to scrape metrics from Hashicorp Consul and then send them to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest metrics from Hashicorp Nomad

Use the OpenTelemetry Prometheus receiver to scrape metrics from Hashicorp Nomad and send them to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest metrics from Hashicorp Vault

Use the OpenTelemetry Prometheus receiver to scrape metrics from Hashicorp Vault and send them to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest metrics from IBM MQ

Use the OpenTelemetry Prometheus receiver to scrape metrics from IBM MQ and then send them to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest metrics from Istio

Use the OpenTelemetry Collector receiver to ingest metrics from Istio and then send them to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest metrics from Java/JMX

Use the OpenTelemetry JMX receiver to send metrics to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest metrics from Kafka

Use the OpenTelemetry Kafka receiver to send metrics to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest metrics from Kong Ingress

Use the OpenTelemetry Prometheus receiver to scrape metrics from Kong Ingress and send them to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest metrics from Linux Host

Use the OpenTelemetry Host receiver to send metrics to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest metrics from MQTT topics with Telegraf

Use the Telegraf MQTT Consumer input plugin to send metrics to Lightstep Observability from MQTT topics.

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Ingest metrics from Memcached

Use the OpenTelemetry Memcached receiver to send metrics to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest metrics from Micrometer

Use the OpenTelemetry Prometheus receiver to scrape Prometheus metrics from Micrometer and send them to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest metrics from MongoDB

Use the OpenTelemetry MongoDB receiver to send metrics to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest metrics from Monit with Telegraf

Use the Telegraf Monit input plugin to send metrics to Lightstep Observability from Monit.

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Ingest metrics from MySQL

Use the OpenTelemetry MySQL receiver to send metrics to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest metrics from NGINX

Use the OpenTelemetry NGINX integration to send metrics to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest metrics from PostgreSQL

Use the OpenTelemetry PostgreSQL receiver to send metrics to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest metrics from RabbitMQ

Use the OpenTelemetry RabbitMQ receiver to send metrics to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest metrics from Redis

Use the OpenTelemetry Redis integration to send metrics to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest metrics from Solr

Use the OpenTelemetry JMX receiver to send Solr metrics to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest metrics from StatsD

Use the OpenTelemetry StatsD receiver to send metrics to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest metrics from Tomcat

Use the OpenTelemetry JMX receiver to send metrics for Apache Tomcat to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest metrics from Varnish

Use the OpenTelemetry Prometheus receiver to scrape metrics from Varnish and send them to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest metrics from ZooKeeper

Use the OpenTelemetry ZooKeeper receiver to send metrics to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest metrics from any HTTP endpoint with Telegraf

Use the Telegraf HTTP input to send metrics to Lightstep Observability from any endpoint.

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Ingest metrics from etcd

Use the OpenTelemetry Prometheus receiver to scrape metrics from etcd and then send them to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest metrics from the NGINX Ingress Controller

Use the OpenTelemetry Prometheus receiver to scrape Prometheus metrics from the NGINX Ingress Controller and then send them to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest metrics using the OpenTelemetry Collector

Send metric data from the OpenTelemetry Collector directly to Lightstep Observability using OpenTelemetry Protocol.

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Ingest metrics using the OpenTelemetry SDK

Send metric data from an OpenTelemetry SDK directly to Lightstep Observability using OpenTelemetry Protocol.

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Ingest metrics with Telegraf

Use Telegraf to send metrics to Lightstep Observability.

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Ingest network endpoint status metrics with Net Response and Telegraf

Use the Telegraf Net Response input plugin to send metrics to Lightstep Observability based on the status of a networked service.

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Investigate a deviation

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

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Manage AWS Alerts

Lightstep Observability provides an pre-built modules to manage AWS alerts.

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Mapping Prometheus concepts to Lightstep Observability

How do Prometheus metrics translate to Lightstep Observability metrics?

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Metric naming rules

Follow these rules when naming metrics or attributes.

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Monitor AWS Managed Services

Lightstep Observability provides an pre-built modules to manage AWS dashboards.

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Monitor GCP Managed Services

Lightstep Observability provides an pre-built modules to manage GCP dashboards.

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Monitor Kubernetes

Lightstep Observability provides pre-built modules to manage Kubernetes monitoring dashboards.

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Monitor and investigate

Lightstep Observability has a number of tools that help you in all your observability flows, whether it's continual monitoring, triaging an incident, root cause analysis, or managing your team's observability practices.

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Monitor performance

Use Lightstep to monitor performance of you services.

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Monitor the OpenTelemetry Collector

Lightstep Observability provides pre-built modules to manage OpenTelemetry Collector monitoring dashboards.

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OpenTelemetry metrics protocol guide

How do OpenTelemetry metrics translate into Lightstep Observability metrics? How can I convert my metrics into OpenTelemetry metrics?

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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 Observability

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

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Send metrics to Lightstep Observability

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

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Troubleshoot Change Intelligence

Lightstep Observability'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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UQL cheat sheet

When you want to build more sophisticated queries against your metric data, you can use Lightstep's Unified Query Language (UQL) to create your queries.

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UQL reference

Full reference guide for Lightstep's Unified Query Language (UQL).

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Use notebooks in your investigation

You can create notebooks for ad-hoc queries, post-mortems, runbooks, collaboration, or anytime you want to keep a record of an investigation.

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Use the Lightstep Terraform modules

Lightstep Observability provides an open-source Terraform provider for automating the management of dashboards.

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View Lightstep metrics in Grafana

The Lightstep Metrics Plugin allows you to view metrics from Lightstep Observability directly in Grafana.

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View and manage metric details

You can edit the metadata associated with metrics reporting to your Lightstep Observability project.

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What is UQL and how does it work?

Learn how Lightstep's Unified Query Language (UQL) works to query metric and span data from the telemetry database.