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Release date:
October 14, 2021
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This default distribution is governed by the Elastic License, and includes the full set of free features.

View the detailed release notes here.

Elastic APM currently supports Node.js, Python, Ruby, PHP, Java, GoRUM (JS), and .NET.
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The pure Apache 2.0 licensed distribution is available here.

Installation steps

See the Getting started with APM guide for detailed instructions.


Install Elasticsearch and Kibana. Start Elasticsearch and Kibana.


Download and unpack the APM Server for your platform from the above choices.


Start the APM Server.

The server processes and stores application performance metrics in Elasticsearch.

If you're using a secured version of Elastic Stack, you need to specify credentials in the apm-server.yml config file. See the documentation.


Open Kibana and navigate to the APM app. Follow the instructions to install the APM agent in your application.


Dive into the documentation for more details.