Elastic enters APM space with Opbeat acquisition


Today, at Elastic’s customer event in London, the company announced it has acquired Opbeat, a SaaS-application performance management vendor for an undisclosed amount. All 15 employees have already joined the Elastic team.

Opbeat focuses on monitoring applications written in Javascript. What’s more, it maps production application issues directly to the relevant developer source code, making it easier to fix the problem without having to hunt in the code to find the problem area.

Elastic is probably best known for its search product, Elasticsearch, an open source search tool that runs on some of the world’s biggest properties including Wikipedia, Yelp and eBay. In recent years, the company has moved beyond straight search and into analytics, particularly focusing on log data…

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