SignalFx Developers Guide

Sending Data

Sending monitoring data to SignalFx

Sending custom events to SignalFx

To send custom events, use the operation POST https://ingest.{REALM}.signalfx.com/v2/event. This operation requires an org token for authentication.

Sending traces to SignalFx

Use the Microservices APM (µAPM) operation POST https://api.{REALM}.signalfx.com/v2/trace to send trace data in these formats:

  • Zipkin JSON1 or JSON2. The Zipkin documentation describes these formats.

  • Jaeger THRIFT. The Jaeger tracing repository on GitHub contains information about this format.

To learn more about Microservice APM, see APM Tracing.

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