LENGTH: 4 Hours (0,5 days)
This single subject course targeted to developers enables you to manually instrument your applications to send traces to Splunk APM. Through in-person discussions and hands-on activities, learn to manually instrument applications to create spans and add metadata to spans. This course assumes familiarity with navigating Splunk APM which is covered in the course Using Splunk Application Performance Monitoring.
This lab-oriented class is designed to help you learn the fundamentals of instrumenting your code to send in traces and trace metadata. All hands-on labs are in Python and Java.
Topic 1 – Instrumentation Overview
Describe what instrumentation is
Describe what traces and spans are
Topic 2 – Manually Instrument Applications to Send Traces
Describe instrumentation options
Manually create spans
Add span tags
Topic 3 – Instrumentation Interoperability
Enable interoperability between applications