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Attributes, Labels, and Correlations

Use OpenTelemetry attributes, labels, and correlations to affix metadata to spans, events, metrics, and distributed contexts in order to query, filter, and further analyze trace data.

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C# .NET: Get Started with OpenTelemetry

Use OpenTelemtry to instrument your C# .NET service, propagate span context over the wire, then view the resulting data in Lightstep.

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Coding For Observability

Best practices in distributed tracing for documenting the system behaviors that are expected to change along with a particular code change.

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Context and Propagation

Use OpenTelemetry context to propagate metadata across service boundaries, allowing you to correlate events in a distributed system.

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Dimensionality in Observability

A key part of an organization's observability strategy is creating and maintaining the ability to think about and compare applications “horizontally”. When telemetry for observability is unique to each application or framework it causes new organizational issues.

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Exporters in OpenTelemetry

Learn how Exporters in OpenTelemetry are used to send data about performance to your tracing backend.

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Go: Get Started with OpenTelemetry

Instrument your Go service and learn how to propagate span context over the wire.

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Java and Springboot: Get Started with OpenTelemetry

Use OpenTelemetry to instrument your Java and Springboot service, propagate span context over the wire, then view the resulting data.

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Java: Get Started with OpenTelemetry

Use OpenTelemtry to instrument your Java service, propagate span context over the wire, then view the resulting data.

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Metrics in OpenTelemetry

Learn how metrics are implemented in OpenTelemetry to provide diagnostic measurements from your services.

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Node.js: Get Started with OpenTelemetry

Use OpenTelemtry to instrument your Node.js service, propagate span context over the wire, then view the resulting data.

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Observability in OpenTelemetry

Learn about observability and how OpenTelemetry allows you to reach observability in your cloud-native software.

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Performance Is A Shape. Cost Is A Number: Sampling

Learn how distributed tracing sampling impacts the ability to analyze observability data, using key=value restrictions for some keys and grouping the output based on other keys.

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Python: Get Started with OpenTelemetry

Instrument your Python service and learn how to propagate span context over the wire.

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Spans in OpenTelemetry

Learn about spans in OpenTelemetry and how they are used to send data about performance to your tracing backend.

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Tracing in OpenTelemetry

Learn how distributed tracing works in OpenTelemetry.

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Tradeoffs in Observability Approaches

The end goal of all observability approaches is to provide information that leads teams to improve customer experiences. Yet systems are not always easy to instrument for observability without justifying the investment.

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Using Attributes to Create Context

OpenTelemetry attributes ('tags' in OpenTracing) create context for distributed traces, metrics, and log events.

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What is OpenTelemetry

Learn about OpenTelemetry and how to get started.