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Splunk Training + Certification

Manual Instrumentation with Splunk APM

Course Description

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.

Instructor-led Training Schedule

Prerequisite Knowledge

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

Course Topics

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

Course Objectives

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