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Use cases: Troubleshoot errors and monitor application performance using Splunk APM 🔗

Buttercup Games, a fictitious game company, recently refactored its e-commerce site to go cloud native. The site uses microservices for the application architecture and containers for the underlying infrastructure. The company uses Splunk APM for finding ​​root causes of errors, monitoring system performance, and tracking business KPIs.

Site reliability engineers, service owners, engineering executives, and performance engineers at Buttercup Games use APM for the following use cases.

To learn specific steps of setting up and using APM features, see Set up Splunk APM.

To learn how to use Splunk Observability Cloud components together, see Use case: Troubleshoot an issue from the browser to the back end using Splunk Observability Cloud.