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Application Performance Monitoring (APM)

Application monitoring that elevates user experience

Built for modern enterprises. Splunk APM helps you pinpoint and resolve issues faster

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Learn why GigaOm named Splunk a Leader and the ONLY Outperformer on the Observability Radar


Intelligent analytics to maximize performance

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Never Miss an Anomaly

To deliver a flawless end-user experience, you need to observe everything. With NoSample™ full-fidelity tracing, Splunk® APM is unique in ingesting and retaining all your trace data to identify any anomaly.

AI-Driven Analytics and Directed Troubleshooting

Reduce MTTR with Directed Troubleshooting that eliminates false alerts and is built into workflows to quickly point you to the root cause and likely culprits so that you don’t need to resort to manual guesswork.

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100% OpenTelemetry

Our philosophy is to maximize customer choice. With OpenTelemetry, the second most popular CNCF project after Kubernetes, you can leverage a strong and vibrant community with no vendor lock-in. Instrument once and use everywhere.

Full-stack Observability

APM within Splunk’s Observability Cloud gives you logs, metrics, user data (RUM), and visibility of code level performance to identify issues faster across your entire environment.

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Detect, troubleshoot and eliminate errors swiftly

Ingest, analyze and store all data in real-time, at any scale, to detect all issues and troubleshoot them significantly faster.

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NoSample™ Full-Fidelity Trace Ingestion and Retention

By collecting all traces, instead of a sampled subset, Splunk APM leaves no anomaly undetected. Also get immediate feedback on any release.

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Service Mapping

Splunk APM’s dynamically generated service maps provide DevOps teams out-of-the-box visibility into all service interactions, inferred services, dependencies and performance.

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Tag Spotlight

Quickly correlate events in latency or errors with tag values, providing a one stop shop to understand how traces are behaving across your entire system.

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Business Workflows

Group together end-to-end traces based on any common service or tag to track important business transactions with Splunk APM. Developers can further visualize how their microservices impact all the workflows that use them.

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Smart Dynamic Alerting

Dynamic alerting enables your DevOps teams to set alerts based on static thresholds, sudden changes or historical anomalies for easier alerting and fewer alert storms.

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Analysis of Code-Level Performance

Splunk APM’s “Always On” code profiling analyzes code-level performance in context with trace data, helping troubleshoot bottlenecks and optimize performance in cloud-native and monolithic applications

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CUSTOMER STORY Refactors Monoliths Into Microservices With Splunk Observability

Splunk captures all the logs, metrics and traces in a way that allows us to understand any event across our platform, so we can ask questions and get answers.

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Any Stack, Any Scale

Deploy Splunk APM effortlessly at any scale on your entire stack, for cloud-native and on-premises applications.

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Ready to take application performance monitoring to the next level?

Identify and eliminate customer-facing issues across your entire architecture faster, with Splunk APM.


The 5 Considerations When Choosing an APM Tool

What are the APM essentials for your cloud-native journey?

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Splunk offers a single platform for all your observability needs

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Real User Monitoring

The only full-fidelity, end-to-end visibility solution for end-user experience.

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Log Observer

Log analysis across your cloud-native application and cloud environments.

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Infrastructure Monitoring

The only real-time, analytics-driven multicloud monitoring solution for all environments.

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Synthetic Monitoring

Go beyond basic uptime and performance monitoring for better digital experiences.

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Automated On-Call

Empower teams by routing alerts to the right people for fast collaboration and issue resolution.

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Get Started Today

Try Application Performance Monitoring as part of the 14-day Splunk Observability Cloud free trial. Whether you need full-fidelity monitoring and troubleshooting for infrastructure, application or users, get it all in real-time and at any scale. No credit card required.