Articles by Ron Cohen

Tech Lead, Elastic

Observability Tech Lead

Ron works as the tech lead for Observability at Elastic. Previously, Ron co-founded Opbeat, an APM company which was acquired by Elastic in 2017. He's fascinated by the fast moving world of infrastructure and application monitoring and is passionate about building intuitive and smart products.


Increasing Memory Efficiency with an Improved Elastic APM Internal Intake Protocol

Learn about the new internal intake protocol we've been working on to increase the memory efficiency and predictability of the APM Server and APM agents.


Elastic APM enters alpha

We’re very excited to announce that Elastic APM is now in alpha. It is open source and brings support for monitoring Node.js and Python applications.


Welcome Opbeat to the Elastic Family

I am very excited to announce that Elastic is joining forces with Opbeat, an application performance monitoring (APM) company.