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 visiblity into bottlenecks and troublesome requests.

Getting started

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

For a basic product overview, check out our setup documentation.

For installation, configuration, and details about using the API, check out our API documentation and gem documentation.

For descriptions of terminology used in APM, take a look at the official documentation.

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