Advanced Monitoring of Microservices Applications Using SignalFx

Advanced Monitoring of Microservices Applications Using SignalFx

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Instructor-led online training

Location Oct 2020 Nov 2020 Dec 2020 Jan 2021 Feb 2021 Mar 2021 Apr 2021
AMER Pacific Time - Virtual Nov 20
Jan 26
AMER Eastern Time - Virtual Dec 18

Summary

This 1-day virtual course targeted to developers and DevOps enables you to use the SignalFx Microservices APM component of SignalFx to instrument your applications to send traces to SignalFx. Through in-person discussions and hands-on activities, learn to deploy SignalFx Microservices APM and us auto-instrumentation to send in traces to SignalFx without altering your code. Use manual instrumentation to create spans and add metadata to spans. You will also see how to configure and deploy the OpenTelemetry Collector.
This lab-orientated class is designed to help you learn the fundamentals of instrumenting your code to send in traces. All hands-on labs are in Python and Java.

Description

  • Deploy the SignalFx Smart Agent
  • Use Auto-instrumentation to Send Traces to SignalFx
  • Manually instrument Applications to Send Traces to SignalFx
  • Deploy and configure the OpenTelemetry Collector

Duration

4.5 hours

Objectives

Module 1 – Deploy SignalFx Microservices APM

  • Deploy the SignalFx Smart Agent
  • Configure the Smart Agent to forward traces to SignalFx

Module 2 – Auto-Instrument Applications To Send Traces

  • Describe instrumentation options
  • Use auto-instrumentation to send in traces

Module 3 – Manually instrument Application to Send Traces

  • Manually create spans
  • Add span tags

Module 4 – Configure the OpenTelemetry Collector

  • Configure and deploy the OpenTelemetry Collector

 

 

Prerequisites

Required:

  • Monitoring your Microservices-based Applications Using SignalFx
  • Familiarity with using the command line terminal
  • Strongly recommended:

  • Basic knowledge of programming languages (e.g. Python, Java)

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