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Instrument Ruby applications for Splunk Observability Cloud 🔗

The Splunk Distribution of OpenTelemetry Ruby provides a Ruby agent that automatically adds APM instrumentation to your Ruby application. The instrumentation captures distributed traces and sends them to Splunk Observability Cloud.

To instrument your Ruby application, follow these steps:

  1. Check compatibility and requirements. See Ruby agent compatibility and requirements.

  2. Instrument your Ruby application. See Instrument a Ruby application for Splunk Observability Cloud.

  3. Configure your instrumentation. See Configure the Ruby agent.

For more information, see About the Splunk Distribution of OpenTelemetry Ruby.

To migrate to the Splunk Distribution of OpenTelemetry Ruby, see Migrate from the SignalFx Tracing Library for Ruby.

Note

The Splunk Distribution of OpenTelemetry Ruby is a beta feature subject to future changes. To use the previous SignalFX Tracing Library for Ruby, see https://github.com/signalfx/signalfx-ruby-tracing.