Welcome to the APM Node.js Agent documentation.
The Elastic APM Node.js Agent sends performance metrics and errors to the APM Server. It has built-in support for the most popular frameworks and routers, as well as a simple API which allows you to instrument any application. The agent is only one of multiple components you need to get started with APM. Please also have a look at the documentation for
To get you off the ground, we’ve prepared guides for the most popular web frameworks:
Alternatively you should check out our guide for getting started with a custom Node.js stack. To get an overview over which components of your application we instrument automatically, use the Compatibility Overview page.
Other useful documentation include: