Document History for Amazon X-Ray - Amazon X-Ray
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Document History for Amazon X-Ray

The following table describes the important changes to the documentation for Amazon X-Ray. For notification about updates to this documentation, you can subscribe to an RSS feed.

Latest documentation update: February 7, 2022

ChangeDescriptionDate

Updated IAM managed policy details

Added IAM permission for listing resource policies to the AWSXRayReadOnlyAccess managed policy. For details, see IAM managed policies for X-Ray.

November 15, 2022

Updated IAM console permissions and managed policy details

The set of IAM permissions the X-Ray console uses has been updated, along with the description of the AWSXRayReadOnlyAccess managed policy. For details, see Using the X-Ray console.

November 11, 2022

Added Amazon Distro for OpenTelemetry Ruby

Amazon Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT) provides a single set of open source APIs, libraries, and agents to collect distributed traces and metrics. ADOT Ruby enables you to instrument your Ruby application for X-Ray and other tracing back-ends. For more information, see Amazon Distro for OpenTelemetry Ruby.

February 7, 2022

Added functionality

You can now view traces and configure X-Ray from the CloudWatch console. For more information, see X-Ray console.

January 24, 2022

Integrated CloudWatch RUM

With Amazon X-Ray and CloudWatch RUM, you can analyze and debug the request path starting from end users of your application through downstream Amazon managed services. For more information, see CloudWatch RUM and Amazon X-Ray.

December 3, 2021

Integrated Amazon Distro for OpenTelemetry

The Amazon Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT) provides a single set of open source APIs, libraries, and agents to collect distributed traces and metrics. ADOT enables you to instrument your application for X-Ray and other tracing back-ends. For more information, see Instrumenting your app.

September 23, 2021

Added functionality

Amazon X-Ray now integrates with Amazon Virtual Private Cloud, enabling resources in your Amazon VPC to communicate with the X-Ray service without going through the public internet. For more information, see Using Amazon X-Ray with VPC endpoints.

May 20, 2021

Added functionality

Amazon X-Ray now integrates with Amazon CloudFormation, enabling you to provision and configure X-Ray resources. For more information, see Creating X-Ray resources with CloudFormation.

May 6, 2021

Added functionality

Amazon X-Ray now integrates with Amazon EventBridge to trace events that are passed through EventBridge. This provides users with a more complete view of their system. For more information, see Amazon EventBridge and Amazon X-Ray.

March 2, 2021

Added daemon to ECR

The daemon can now be downloaded from Amazon ECR. For more information, see Downloading the daemon.

March 1, 2021

Added functionality

Amazon X-Ray now supports insights related notifications to Amazon EventBridge. This allows you to take automatic actions on insights using EventBridge. For more information, see Insights Notifications.

October 15, 2020

Added Downloadable Daemons

Amazon X-Ray introduces support daemon for Linux ARM64. For more information, see Amazon X-Ray daemonbrazil ws

October 1, 2020

Added functionality

Amazon X-Ray now supports active integration with Amazon CloudWatch Synthetics. This allows you to see details about a Synthetics canary client node such as response time and status. You can also do analysis in the Analytics console based on information from a Synthetics canary client node. For more information, see Debugging CloudWatch synthetics canaries using X-Ray .

September 24, 2020

Added functionality

Amazon X-Ray now supports tracing end-to-end workflows for Amazon Step Functions. You can visualize the components of your state machine, identify performance bottlenecks, and troubleshoot requests that resulted in an error. For more information, see Amazon Step Functions and Amazon X-Ray.

September 14, 2020

Added functionality

Amazon X-Ray introduces insights to continuously analyze trace data in your account to identify emergent issues in your applications. Insights records incidents and track incident impact until resolution. For more information, see Using insights in the Amazon X-Ray console

September 3, 2020

Added functionality

Amazon X-Ray introduces the Java auto-instrumentation agent, enabling customers to collect trace data without having to modify existing Java-based application. You can now trace Java web and servlet based applications with minimal configuration change and no code change. For more information, see Amazon X-Ray auto-instrumentation agent for Java.

September 3, 2020

Added functionality

Amazon X-Ray has added a new Groups page to the X-Ray console to help ease the creation and management of groups of traces. For more information, see Configuring groups in the X-Ray console.

August 24, 2020

Added functionality

Amazon X-Ray now lets you add tags to groups and sampling rules. You can also control access to groups and sampling rules based on tags. For more information, see Tagging X-Ray sampling rules and groups and Managing access to X-Ray groups and sampling rules based on tags.

August 24, 2020