Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, you'll be able to:

  • Add spans to your traces using the @tracer.wrap() decorator
  • Add tags to your spans to surface additional information about the work being done in your code.
  • Create measures from your tags to visualize quantitative values in your traces.

Primary Audience

This course is designed for Developers and DevOps engineers responsible for APM.


The prerequisites for the course are the following:

Technical Requirements

In order to complete the course, you will need:

  • Google Chrome or Firefox
  • Third-party cookies must be enabled to access labs

Course Navigation

At the bottom of each lesson, click MARK LESSON COMPLETE AND CONTINUE button so that you are marked complete for each lesson and can receive the certificate at the end of the course.

Course Enrollment Period

Please note that your enrollment in this course ends after 30 days. You can re-enroll at any time and pick up where you left off.

Course curriculum

    1. Introduction

    1. Lab: Creating Spans and Span Tags

    1. Conclusion and Further Reading

    2. Feedback survey

Create Custom Spans and Span Tags with APM

  • 1 hours to complete
  • 0 hours of video content
  • Intermediate