Monitoring

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Automatically Instrument AWS Service API Calls with Lightstep

Use an OpenTelemetry-based plugin to automatically instrument AWS service API Calls from your Node.js service, and see their performance in Lightstep.

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Improve Your Incident Response Flow

Learn how to improve your incident response capabilities using high-cardinality attributes in your instrumentation, creating alerts, and configuring Workflow Links.

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Integrate Feature Flag Data with Lightstep

Use an OpeTelemetry-based plugin to integrate feature flag data from your Node.js service into Lightstep.

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Monitor Service Health After a Deployment

Use Lightstep to monitor service performance after a deployment to catch regressions quickly.

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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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Use Codefresh and Lightstep to Manage Deploys

Learn how to integrate Lightstep with Codefresh to monitor and if needed, rollback your deployments.

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Use Lightstep and Gremlin in a Chaos Experiment

Use Lightstep and Gremlin to create chaos experiments automatically using observability data found in Lightstep.

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Use OpenTelemetry to Integrate Rollbar Data with Lightstep

Use an OpeTelemetry-based plugin to integrate Rollbar data from your Node.js service into Lightstep.

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Use the Lightstep Pre-Deploy Check GitHub Action to Deploy Safely

Use the Lightstep Pre-Deploy Check in your GitHub Action workflow to determine the health of your entire system before a deploy.

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Use the Services Change Report Action to Bring Observability into GitHub

Use the Lightstep Services Change Report to bring observability data into your CI/CD workflow without having to leave GitHub.

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Configure Alerts

You create alerts by defining thresholds that mark SLAs or metrics on a Stream that you want to be warned about. Once you create alerts, you can edit, snooze, and delete them.

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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 Dashboards from Streams

Group multiple Lightstep Streams to create a dashboard.

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Create and Manage Metric Dashboards

Create dashboards to view your metric data in Lightstep.

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How Lightstep Displays Metrics

Learn how Lightstep displays metrics.

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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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Ingest Metrics via OpenTelemetry Collector

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

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Ingest Metrics via OpenTelemetry SDK

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

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Ingest OpenTelemetry Metrics

Ingest OpenTelemetry Metrics encoded using OpenTelemetry Protocol (OTLP)

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Integrate with Grafana Using the Lightstep Plugin

Integrate and see Lightstep dashboards in Grafana. From the Grafana UI you can navigate directly to Lightstep where you can continue your investigation.

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Lightstep Integrations

Lightstep integrates with leading cloud-native technologies, service meshes for microservices, and enterprise data visualization and collaboration tools. These turnkey integrations make it easy to deploy Lightstep across large-scale production systems so users get the unrivaled performance insights it provides when they need it and as part of their standard, established workflows.

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Mapping Prometheus Concepts to Lightstep

How do Prometheus metrics translate to Lightstep metrics?

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Metric Naming Conventions

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

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Monitor Deployments

Lightstep offers a way to see how your deployments (even partial deployments) affect your service performance.

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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 Service Health and Performance Changes

See the health of the key operations on your services, including latency, error rate, operation rate, and infrastructure metrics.

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Monitor Tracing Data with Streams

Create Streams to view historical span and trace data and monitor your services.

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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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OpenTelemetry Metrics Protocol Guide

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

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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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View and Manage Metric Details

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