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Terms and concepts in Splunk APM 🔗

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.

Monitoring MetricSets

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

Troubleshooting MetricSets

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.