NodeJS Instrumentation - Adding Custom Tags to Spans | Datadog Tips & Tricks
In part 1 of this 4 part series, you’ll learn how to use manual instrumentation to add additional detail to traces. We’ll add new tags, or attributes, to the spans generated by our NodeJS application, allowing for more insightful data visualizations in App Analytics.
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App Analytics allows you to search and visualize your APM data using custom span tags and attributes. By adding additional tags to the spans generated by your application code, you can find new insights specific to your systems and business logic. This video will walk through the process of adding those new tags to your spans in minutes so that you can maximize the power of App Analytics.