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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?


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

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