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Instrument Go applications for Splunk Observability Cloud 🔗

The Splunk Distribution of OpenTelemetry Go provides multiple Go packages that automatically instrument your Go application. The instrumentation captures distributed traces and sends them to Splunk Observability Cloud.

To instrument your Go application, follow these steps:

  1. Check compatibility and requirements. See Go instrumentation compatibility and requirements.

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

  3. Configure your instrumentation. See Configure the Go instrumentation for Splunk Observability Cloud.

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

Note

The SignalFx Tracing Library for Go is deprecated and will reach End of Support on June 8th, 2023. To migrate to the Splunk Distribution of OpenTelemetry Go, see Migrate from the SignalFx Tracing Library for Go.