NodeJS Instrumentation - Adding Analyzed Spans for Improved Data Analytics | Datadog Tips & Tricks
In part 4 of this 4 part series, you’ll learn how to add Analyzed Spans to your traces to open up even more data search and aggregation capabilities via App Analytics.
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In this video, we will walk you through how you can turn any span into an Analyzed Span. Analyzed Spans function like the root spans of a trace, allowing us to turn the tags embedded in them into facets for advanced data aggregation and searching in App Analytics. You can check out how to add tags to spans—and how to utilize them in App Analytics—in our first video of the series here (link to the first video).