Advanced Monitoring of Microservices Applications Using Splunk APM

Advanced Monitoring of Microservices Applications Using Splunk APM

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Instructor-led online training

Location Mar 2021 Apr 2021 May 2021 Jun 2021 Jul 2021 Aug 2021 Sep 2021
AMER Eastern Time - Virtual Mar 26
Apr 23


This 1-day virtual course targeted to developers and DevOps enables you to use to instrument your applications to send traces to Splunk APM. Through in-person discussions and hands-on activities, learn to deploy Splunk APM and use auto-instrumentation to send in traces 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.


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


4.5 hours


Module 1 – Deploy Splunk APM

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

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





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

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

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AMER Eastern Time - Virtual

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    9:00 AM - 1:30 PM EDT
    $ 500.00 USD
  • Confirmed
    9:00 AM - 1:30 PM EDT
    $ 500.00 USD

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