Aspecto's SDK for ruby. This gem is a distribution of Opentelemetry configured to use all available instrumentations and export trace data to Aspecto.


Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'aspecto-opentelemetry'

And then execute:

$ bundle install

Or install it yourself as:

$ gem install aspecto-opentelemetry


Auto Instrumentation

Does not require code changes. Just modify you Gemfile to add require like this:

gem 'aspecto-opentelemetry', require: 'aspecto/auto_instrument'

When using auto-instrumentation, you need to pass relevant configuration options via environment variables.

Manual Instrumentation

Allow you to configure the SDK via code:

require 'aspecto/opentelemetry'


Add this code at the beginning of your application. For rails - add this code to a file aspecto.rb under config/initializers/.


After checking out the repo, run bin/setup to install dependencies. Then, run rake test to run the tests. You can also run bin/console for an interactive prompt that will allow you to experiment.

To install this gem onto your local machine, run bundle exec rake install. To release a new version, update the version number in version.rb, and then run bundle exec rake release, which will create a git tag for the version, push git commits and the created tag, and push the .gem file to


Bug reports and pull requests are welcome on GitHub at