Universal Profiling

Observe and optimize your applications from kernel to high‑level code

Profile everything. Everywhere. All at once. Get whole system visibility into complex, cloud-native environments with frictionless, always-on profiling based on eBPF technology. Optimize performance at all levels of your application, services, and infrastructure with no instrumentation needed.

Elastic Observability - Universal profiling flamegraph

Dive into the details in the Universal Profiling launch blog.

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Continuous profiling that just works

Get unprecedented visibility at all levels with 24x7 whole system profiling. Build stack traces that go from the kernel, through userspace native code, into code running in higher level runtimes with no noticeable impact on profiled systems (less than 1% CPU overhead). No intrusive application source code changes or instrumentation is needed.

Performance optimization at your fingertips

Responsive and easy to use flame-graphs help you explore the performance of your entire system in one dashboard. Identify the most expensive lines of code, increase CPU resource efficiency, debug performance regressions, and reduce cloud spend quickly and easily for your cloud-native applications.

Flexible and frictionless deployment

Profiling does not require any application source code change, instrumentation, or other intrusive operations. Just deploy the agent and receive profiling data a few minutes later. The agent can be manually run as a native binary or as a privileged Docker container. Or have it automatically deployed using your cluster's orchestration framework.

Broad ecosystem support

Profiling support includes mixed language traces across almost all popular language runtimes including: PHP, Python, Java (or any JVM language), Go, Rust, C/C++, Node.js/V8, Ruby, and Perl. Plus first-class support for all the major containerization and orchestration frameworks, whether running on premises or on top of a managed platform, such as GKE, AKS, or EKS.

Continuous whole-system profiling is just one way to observe your workloads

Monitor your infrastructure, your logs, and your users all within a single solution.

  • Infrastructure monitoring

    Simplify infrastructure monitoring at scale.

  • Log monitoring

    Deploy and manage logs with efficiency and scale for DevOps and SRE teams.

  • Real user monitoring

    Measure and track end users to optimize your applications.

  • Synthetic monitoring

    Test user journeys to deliver a great customer experience.