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Kamon

Simple and Effortless Microservices Monitoring for Akka/Play/JVM
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What is Kamon?

Kamon helps developers find and fix performance issues in Akka and Play Framework microservices. Kamon Telemetry is a battle tested free and open-source instrumentation library and Kamon APM is an easy-to-use APM with pre-built dashboards.
Kamon is a tool in the Monitoring Tools category of a tech stack.
Kamon is an open source tool with GitHub stars and GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Kamon's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Kamon?

Companies

Developers
6 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Kamon.
Pros of Kamon
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Affordable for small teams or startups
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Generous free plan (up to 5 services, no time limit)
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Easy set-up

Kamon's Features

  • Pre built integrations for Akka/Play/JVM/JDBC
  • Distributed tracing
  • Services Map
  • Separate test and production environments
  • Host monitoring
  • Custom dashboards
  • Alerting

Kamon Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Kamon?
Dropwizard
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Prometheus
Prometheus is a systems and service monitoring system. It collects metrics from configured targets at given intervals, evaluates rule expressions, displays the results, and can trigger alerts if some condition is observed to be true.
StatsD
It is a network daemon that runs on the Node.js platform and listens for statistics, like counters and timers, sent over UDP or TCP and sends aggregates to one or more pluggable backend services (e.g., Graphite).
Datadog
Datadog is the leading service for cloud-scale monitoring. It is used by IT, operations, and development teams who build and operate applications that run on dynamic or hybrid cloud infrastructure. Start monitoring in minutes with Datadog!
Kibana
Kibana is an open source (Apache Licensed), browser based analytics and search dashboard for Elasticsearch. Kibana is a snap to setup and start using. Kibana strives to be easy to get started with, while also being flexible and powerful, just like Elasticsearch.
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Kamon's Followers
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