Kamon supports instrumenting Akka 2.4 and Akka 2.5 and bring all of these features out of the box:
In case you are not using the Kamon Bundle, add the dependency below to your build to instrument Akka 2.4 and Akka 2.5 applications.
libraryDependencies += "io.kamon" %% "kamon-akka" % "2.5.8"
<dependency> <groupId>io.kamon</groupId> <artifactId>kamon-akka_2.13</artifactId> <version>2.5.8</version> </dependency>
You must start your application with the instrumentation agent for this module to work properly.
Your first step towards Kamon APM is conversation with Kamon's lead developer, Ivan. He'll help you figure out if Kamon APM is the right tool for your team and personally guide you through the initial setup and next steps. Here he is: