Manual Instrumentation with Splunk APM

Manual Instrumentation with Splunk APM

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Instructor-led online training

Location May 2022 Jun 2022 Jul 2022 Aug 2022 Sep 2022 Oct 2022 Nov 2022
AMER Pacific Time - Virtual Jun 9


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.


  • Instrumentation Overview
  • Manually Instrument Applications to Send Traces
  • Add Metadata to your Traces
  • Instrumentation Interoperability


3 hours


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

  • Describe interoperability
  • Enable interoperability between applications




  • Using Splunk Application Performance Monitoring
  • Familiarity with using the command line terminal
Strongly recommended:
  • Basic knowledge of programming languages (e.g. Python, Java)

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AMER Pacific Time - Virtual

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    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT
    $ 500.00 USD

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