Set Up Performance

With performance monitoring, Sentry tracks your software performance, measuring metrics like throughput and latency, and displaying the impact of errors across multiple systems. Sentry captures distributed traces consisting of transactions and spans, which measure individual services and individual operations within those services. Learn more about our model in Distributed Tracing.


Activate performance monitoring by setting enable_tracing to True. Performance Monitoring is available for the Sentry Python SDK version ≥ 0.11.2.

import sentry_sdk


Learn more about performance monitoring options, or how to sample transactions.

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