[Guide] Observability: what is it good for?
Infra and app monitoring
How it works
What is observability?
What are deep systems?
What is distributed tracing?
What is APM?
Learn the key concepts of observability and distributed tracing, as well as underlying core components like spans, metrics, and exporters.
Step-by-step instructions for installing and instrumentation with OpenTelemetry in a variety of common programming languages.
Learn the basics of observability, and how the OpenTelemetry project supports observability for cloud-native software.
Get more detailed info on how (and when) to migrate from OpenTracing to OpenTelemetry.
Get familiar with the four main components of Lightstep—tracers, Microsatellites, the SaaS Engine, and the web application.
The insights Lightstep can provide are only as good as the instrumentation of your app. Start here to ensure success.
Learn all you need to know about using Lightstep with step-by-step instructions and useful reference information.
Use Lightstep to quickly create a hypothesis about the root cause of a performance incident.