Performance

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AWS API Gateway metrics

See the AWS API Gateway metrics ingested by Lightstep Observability

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AWS Amplify metrics

See the AWS Amplify metrics ingested by Lightstep Observability

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AWS App Runner metrics

See the AWS App Runner metrics ingested by Lightstep Observability

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AWS AppStream metrics

See the AWS App Stream metrics ingested by Lightstep Observability

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AWS ApplicationELB metrics

See the AWS ApplicationELB metrics ingested by Lightstep Observability

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AWS Aurora metrics

See the AWS Aurora metrics ingested by Lightstep Observability

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AWS Backup metrics

See the AWS Backup metrics ingested by Lightstep Observability

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AWS Certificate Manager metrics

See the AWS Certificate Manager metrics ingested by Lightstep Observability

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AWS Chatbot metrics

See the AWS Chatbot metrics ingested by Lightstep Observability

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AWS Chime metrics

See the AWS Chime metrics ingested by Lightstep Observability

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AWS Client VPN metrics

See the AWS Client VPN metrics ingested by Lightstep Observability

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AWS CloudHSM metrics

See the AWS Cloud HSM metrics ingested by Lightstep Observability

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AWS CloudSearch metrics

See the AWS Cloud Search metrics ingested by Lightstep Observability

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AWS CloudTrail metrics

See the AWS Cloud Trail metrics ingested by Lightstep Observability

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AWS CloudWatch Synthetics metrics

See the AWS CloudWatchSynthetics metrics ingested by Lightstep Observability

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AWS Cloudfront metrics

See the AWS Cloudfront metrics ingested by Lightstep Observability

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AWS CodeBuild metrics

See the AWS CodeBuild metrics ingested by Lightstep Observability

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AWS CodeGuru metrics

See the AWS CodeGuru Profiler metrics ingested by Lightstep Observability

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AWS Cognito metrics

See the AWS aws-cognito metrics ingested by Lightstep Observability

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AWS Data Lifecycle Manager metrics

See the AWS Data Lifecycle Manager metrics ingested by Lightstep Observability

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AWS Database Migration Service metrics

See the AWS Database Migration Service 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 Auto Scaling metrics

See the AWS Auto Scaling metrics ingested by Lightstep Observability

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AWS EC2 Fleet metrics

See the AWS EC2 Fleet 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 ECS metrics

See the AWS aws-ecs metrics ingested by Lightstep Observability

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AWS EKS metrics

See the AWS EKS metrics ingested by Lightstep Observability

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AWS ELB metrics

See the AWS ELB 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 Elastic File System metrics

See the AWS Elastic File System metrics ingested by Lightstep Observability

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AWS Gateway Load Balancer metrics

See the AWS Gateway Load Balancer metrics ingested by Lightstep Observability

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AWS Inspector metrics

See the AWS Inspector metrics ingested by Lightstep Observability

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AWS Kinesis Video Streams metrics

See the AWS Kinesis Video Streams metrics ingested by Lightstep Observability

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AWS Kinesis metrics

See the AWS Kinesis metrics ingested by Lightstep Observability

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AWS Lambda metrics

See the AWS Lambda metrics ingested by Lightstep Observability

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AWS NAT gateway metrics

See the AWS NAT Gateway metrics ingested by Lightstep Observability

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AWS Private CA metrics

See the AWS Private CA metrics ingested by Lightstep Observability

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AWS RoboMaker

See the AWS RoboMaker metrics ingested by Lightstep Observability

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AWS Route 53 metrics

See the AWS Route53 metrics ingested by Lightstep Observability

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AWS S3 metrics

See the AWS S3 metrics ingested by Lightstep Observability

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AWS SNS metrics

See the AWS SNS 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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AWS Textract

See the AWS Textract metrics ingested by Lightstep Observability

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AWS VPC IP Address Manager metrics

See the AWS VPC IP Address Manager ingested by Lightstep Observability

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AWS VPN metrics

See the AWS VPN metrics ingested by Lightstep Observability

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AWS metrics

See the AWS metrics that Lightstep ingests.

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Create and manage dashboards

Learn how to create dashboards that can display both your metric and span data.

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Create dashboards from tri-charts

Group multiple Streams to create a dashboard.

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Create deployment markers

You can add deployment markers to the Service Health for Deployments view so that you can easily see when service versions change, and if the change affects performance in any way.

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Find correlated areas of latency and errors

A standard method of identifying the root cause of a performance regression is to manually comb through traces and search for common system attributes associated with that regression or with errors. With Correlations, Lightstep Observability helps you find attributes correlated with latency and errors automatically.

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How Lightstep Observability displays metrics

Learn how Lightstep Observability displays 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 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

Easily send AWS CloudWatch metrics from multiple projects to Lightstep using the Lightstep UI.

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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 CoreDNS

Use the OpenTelemetry Prometheus receiver to scrape metrics from CoreDNS and 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 IIS

Use the OpenTelemetry Prometheus receiver to scrape metrics from IIS and 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 PHP-FPM

Use the OpenTelemetry Prometheus receiver to scrape metrics from PHP-FPM and send them 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 PowerDNS Recursor

Use the OpenTelemetry Prometheus receiver to scrape metrics from PowerDNS Recursor and send them 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 Squid

Use the OpenTelemetry Prometheus receiver to scrape metrics from Squid and send them 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 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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Install the OpenTelemetry Collector on Kubernetes

Install an OpenTelemetry Collector on Kubernetes to begin collecting application and infrastructure metrics

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Investigate a latency regression

You can use Lightstep Observability not only to monitor your services after a deploy, but also to compare performance over specific time periods and then dig into details to find the differences that caused the issue.

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Investigate an error rate increase

When you notice an increase in error rate on Lightstep Observability's Service Health view, you can use the analytical tools to find the source of errors.

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Monitor Kubernetes applications

Lightstep Observability can ingest Kubernetes infrastructure and application metrics using the OpenTelemetry Collector and Operator. If you're currently using Prometheus from metrics, you can also choose to replace those with the Collector and Operator.

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Monitor deployments

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

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Monitor performance

Use Lightstep to monitor performance of you services.

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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 span data with Streams

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

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OpenTelemetry Kubernetes metrics Quick Start

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

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Query real-time span data

Lightstep Observability's Explorer view allows you to query all span data currently in the Microsatellites' retention window to see what's going on. You create Snapshots that are durably persisted, allowing you to view performance at a certain point in time and share that Snapshot with others. You can see real-time span data, filter and group that data, and drill down on common attributes that may be causing latency.

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Scale an OpenTelemetry Collector's tracing pipeline in Kubernetes

This topic provides instructions for scaling the OpenTelemetry Collector deployment for tracing in Kubernetes.

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View Streams in Grafana

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

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View a Stream in a tri-chart

View latency, error rate, and operation rates for Streams.

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View and compare deployed versions

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

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View service health

Lightstep Observability offers a way to quickly see how all your services and their operations are performing in one place - the Service Directory view.

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View service hierarchy and performance

You can use Lightstep Observability's Service diagram to get an aggregate view of trace data as a request travels through your system. The Service diagram provides a visual, interactive, and hierarchical representation of a system’s behavior for a given point in time.

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View traces

You use the Trace view to see a full trace from beginning to end of a request. The Trace view shows you a flame graph of the full trace (each service a different color) and below that, each span is shown in a hierarchy, allowing you to see the parent-child relationship of all the spans in the trace. Errors are shown in red.

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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 NGINX

Use the OpenTelemetry NGINX integration 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 traces from the Datadog Agent

Configure the Datadog Agent to send traces to Lightstep Observability.

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Migrate from Datadog to Lightstep Observability

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