Datadog Trace Client

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ddtrace is Datadog’s tracing client for Ruby. It is used to trace requests as they flow across web servers, databases and microservices so that developers have great visibility into bottlenecks and troublesome requests.

Getting started

If you're upgrading from a 0.x version, check out our upgrade guide.

For a product overview, installation, and configuration check out our documentation.

For the gem API, check out our API documentation.

For descriptions of terminology used in APM, take a look at the APM Terms and Concepts.

For contributing, checkout the contribution guidelines and development guide.

Special thanks

  • Mike Fiedler for working on a number of Datadog Ruby projects, as well as graciously gifting control of the datadog gem