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Instrument a Node application for Splunk Observability Cloud 🔗

The Splunk Distribution of OpenTelemetry JS provides a Node.js SDK that automatically adds APM instrumentation to your Node application. The instrumentation captures distributed traces and sends them to Splunk Observability Cloud.

To instrument your Node.js application, follow these steps:

  1. Check compatibility and requirements. See Ensure you have supported Node.js and library versions.

  2. Instrument your Node application. See Instrument a Node application for Splunk Observability Cloud.

  3. Configure your instrumentation. See Configure the Node.js distribution.

For more information, see About the Splunk Distribution of OpenTelemetry JS.

Note

The SignalFx Tracing Library for NodeJS is deprecated. To learn how to migrate to the Splunk Distribution of OpenTelemetry JS, see Migrate from the SignalFx Tracing Library for NodeJS.