APM version 6.5.0

New features

Elastic APM now enables distributed tracing.

APM Server

  • Intake protocol v2 with distributed tracing support
  • Ingest node pipeline registration and use when ingesting documents
  • apm-server monitoring

APM UI

  • Distributed tracing UI
  • Monitoring UI for apm-server

APM agents

  • Intake protocol v2 with distributed tracing support in all Elastic agents
  • Java is now GA
  • Go is now GA
  • Python switched to contextvars instead of thread locals for context tracking in Python 3.7
  • Node added support for Restify Framework, dropped support for Node.js 4 and 9