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AppSignal provides many ways to provide more insights into your application - by adding more instrumentation or tagging the data that appears in the UI at All of the information that we collect from your application forms part of a broader trace, a visual representation of the flow of data through your application.

Traces are made of one or many Spans. A Trace can be thought of as a directed acyclic graph (DAG) of Spans:

Trace diagram

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