We made significant improvements to the UI performance in Elastic APM to make it scale with even the most demanding workloads, by pre-aggregating metrics at the service level, and storing the metrics at different levels of granularity.
The reroute processor, available as of Elasticsearch 8.8, allows customizable rules for routing documents, such as logs, into data streams for better control of processing, retention, and permissions with examples that you can try on your own.
Elastic Observability 8.8: Efficient operations with GitOps-based synthetics monitoring and direct AWS Firehose ingest
Elastic Observability 8.8 delivers the general availability release of synthetic monitoring, the ability to ingest data directly to Elastic Cloud from Amazon Kinesis Firehose, and new capabilities for managing service level objectives.
Byte Buddy makes it easy to write Java agents without bytecode know-how. But class loaders and other complexities can still ruin your day. Here's a novel invokedynamic-based architecture that simplifies agent development.
Learn about some of the different Elastic APM Java agent configuration options that can be used to improve latency, CPU, RAM, and/or network performance.
We are happy to beta release the Java agent for Elastic APM. Kick the tires, let us know what you think.
Ever wondered how Elasticsearch handles time series metrics? Felix Barnsteiner from stagemonitor - an open source solution to application performance monitoring