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Concept

Description

Environment

A distinct deployment in Splunk APM that doesn’t interact directly with other deployments of the same application. For more information, see Environments.

Identity

A unique set of indexed span tags that corresponds to a Splunk APM object. For more information, see Identities.

MetricSet - Monitoring

Metrics for traces and spans to monitor and alert the performance of applications and services. For more information, see MetricSets.

MetricSet - Troubleshooting

Metrics for traces and spans to troubleshoot issues with applications and services. For more information, see MetricSets.

Span

A single operation within a trace. For more information, see Traces and spans.

Trace

A collection of operations that represents a unique transaction an application handles. For more information, see Traces and spans.