Splunk SignalFX for Infrastructure Monitoring Training Course


SignalFx is a real-time, cloud-based platform for monitoring infrastructure, microservices, and applications. It allows users to collect, analyze and trace issues across every component in a cloud environment.

This instructor-led, live training (online or onsite) is aimed at engineers who wish to use SignalFX to monitor, manage, and troubleshoot their organization’s computational resources and applications.

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Use SignalFX to collect data across many areas of their infrastructure, including applications, microservices, containers, and functions.
  • Use SignalFX’s visualization tools to analyze collected data.
  • Automate the response to different alerts to accelerate problem resolution.

Format of the Course

  • Interactive lecture and discussion.
  • Lots of exercises and practice.
  • Hands-on implementation in a live-lab environment.

Course Customization Options

  • To request a customized training for this course, please contact us to arrange.


  • An understanding of infrastructure concepts


  • System administrators
  • Developers
  • Operations engineers
  • Infrastructure architects and engineers

Course Outline


  • Directed troubleshooting vs teal-time troubleshooting

Overview of SignalFX Features and Architecture

Setting up a Signal FX Account

Navigating the SignalFX UI

Understanding Traces, Metrics, and Events

Monitoring Infrastructure

Using Metadata to Find, Filter, and Aggregate Metrics

Visualizing Infrastructure

How Analytic Functions Work

Creating Custom Metrics

Building a Dashboard

Building a Chart

Creating a Stable Alert

Creating Detectors

Collaborating with Team Members


Summary and Conclusion

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