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Traces Quickstart

You can observe apps and microservices at the level of individual requests to pinpoint issues with particular microservices. Powered by OpenTelemetry, our tracing capabilities provide an open and flexible standard for the observability of microservice transactions without vendor lock-in.

Prerequisites

Account TypeAccount Level
CreditsEnterprise Operations and Enterprise Suite. Essentials get up to 5 GB a day.

If your Sumo Logic service package has been upgraded to include Traces, you will see a Traces tab available in Sumo Logic.

traces menu option

Micro Lesson

This micro lesson can help you get started with Tracing.

Trace data is visualized through filtered trace lists and icicle charts allowing you to find and troubleshoot faulty transactions easily. See how easy it is to view and investigate traces.

Traces are collected with SumoLogic Kubernetes Collection through an HTTP Traces Source. HTTP Trace Sources are set up automatically with Sumo Logic Kubernetes Collection version 1.1.0+. 

Next Steps

See Getting Started with Transaction Tracing for details on how to set up your collection environment.

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