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Overview of SignalFx Microservices APM

SignalFx’s Microservices APM (µAPM) offers unique insights into distributed applications to enable application performance monitoring, troubleshooting and root-cause analysis. Leveraging SignalFx’s advanced metrics and analytics capabilities, SignalFx Microservices APM automatically identifies the right traces to retain for problem isolation and data exploration, while also capturing 100% of metrics for all spans and traces.

Review the rest of this section to become familiar with the basic concepts of distributed tracing, the features and capabilities of SignalFx Microservices APM, and how to get started sending traces to SignalFx.