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Instrumenting Applications for Splunk APM (IASAPM)


Course Content

This 4.5-hour virtual course targeted to developers and DevOps enables you to instrument your applications to send traces to Splunk APM. Through in-person discussions and hands-on activities, learn to deploy the Splunk OpenTelemtry Connector on a Linux host. Use auto-instrumentation to send in traces without altering your code. Use manual instrumentation 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.

Who should attend

Developers and DevOps



  • Using Splunk Application Performance Monitoring
  • Familiarity with using the command line terminal

Strongly recommended:

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

Course Objectives

  • Deploy and configure the Splunk OTel Connector
  • Use Auto-Instrumentation to Send Traces
  • Manually Instrument Applications to Send Traces
  • Add metadata to your traces

Outline: Instrumenting Applications for Splunk APM (IASAPM)

Module 1 – Deploy Splunk APM

  • Deploy the Splunk OTel Connector
  • Configure the OTel Connector

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
Online Training

Duration 5 hours

  • US$ 500
Classroom Training

Duration 5 hours

  • United States: US$ 500
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This is an Instructor-Led Classroom course
Instructor-led Online Training:   This is an Instructor-Led Online (ILO) course. These sessions are conducted via WebEx in a VoIP environment and require an Internet Connection and headset with microphone connected to your computer or laptop.
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