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Technical Guide: OpenTelemetry 101
Learn the key concepts of observability and distributed tracing, as well as underlying core components like spans, metrics, and exporters.
Getting Started guides
Step-by-step instructions for installing and instrumentation with OpenTelemetry in a variety of common programming languages.
What is Observability?
Learn the basics of observability, and how the OpenTelemetry project supports observability for cloud-native software.
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How it works
Get familiar with the four main components of Lightstep—tracers, Satellites, 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.