OpenTelemetry

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Ingest OpenTelemetry metrics

Ingest OpenTelemetry Metrics encoded using OpenTelemetry Protocol (OTLP)

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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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Mapping Prometheus concepts to Lightstep Observability

How do Prometheus metrics translate to Lightstep Observability metrics?

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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 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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Troubleshooting Missing Data in Lightstep

Data can appear incomplete or not appear in Lightstep for several reasons. Here are some troubleshooting steps for the most common causes.

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Already using OpenTelemetry Collectors?

If you've already instrumented with OpenTelemetry using Collectors, then getting data into Lightstep Observability requires only an edit to the configuration file.

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Configure the OpenTelemetry Collector to use a web proxy

Learn how to configure your OpenTelemetry Collector to send telemetry data via a web security appliance or proxy.

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General OTLP Configuration

Generic configuration information for OTLP ingest to Lightstep Observability.

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Miscellaneous Configuration

Other information about configuring OpenTelemetry with Lightstep Observability.

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OpenTelemetry Quick Start

Get started with OpenTelemetry and Lightstep Observability using the OpenTelemetry Demo app to see data in Lightstep quickly.

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Quick Start: OpenTelemetry Collector

Learn about the OpenTelemetry Collector, and how to use it to send your telemetry data to Lightstep.

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Quick Start: Tracing instrumentation

Learn how to instrument your app for distributed tracing using OpenTelemetry and Lightstep Observability.

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Send Traces to Lightstep with .NET

Learn how to instrument your .NET application using OpenTelemetry and then send data to Lightstep Observability.

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Send Traces to Lightstep with Go

Learn how to instrument your Go application using OpenTelemetry and then send data to Lightstep Observability.

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Send Traces to Lightstep with Java

Learn how to instrument your Java application using OpenTelemetry and then send data to Lightstep Observability.

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Send Traces to Lightstep with Node.JS

Learn how to instrument your Node.JS application using OpenTelemetry and then send data to Lightstep Observability.

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Send Traces to Lightstep with Python

Learn how to instrument your Python application using OpenTelemetry and then send data to Lightstep Observability.

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Send telemetry data via OTLP/HTTP

Learn how to configure your instrumentation or OpenTelemetry Collector to send telemetry data to Lightstep's OTLP/HTTP endpoints.

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Special Topics

Observability special topics

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Tracing Instrumentation Best Practices

Observability gives you the necessary information about the health and efficiency of your system. However, systems are large and complex, so the question is what do you decide to measure and where do you start?

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Use OpenTelemetry for instrumentation

Learn about OpenTelemetry and how to instrument your app for distributed tracing and observability.

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Use attributes and log events to find issues fast

A span can have zero or more key/value *attributes*. Attributes allow you to create metadata about the span.

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What is OpenTelemetry?

Learn about OpenTelemetry and how it can help you in your Observability journey.

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Where to Begin

Getting started with OpenTelemetry for Lightstep Observability.