Today, we’re excited to announce that Trace, our Node.js monitoring & debugging tool is now free for open-source projects.
What is Trace?
We launched Trace a year ago with the intention of helping developers looking for a Node.js specific APM which is easy to use and helps with the most difficult aspects of building Node projects, like..
- finding memory leaks in a production environment
- profiling CPU usage to find bottlenecks
- tracing distributed call-chains
- avoiding security leaks & bad npm packages
.. and so on.
Why are we giving it away for free?
We use a ton of open-source technology every day, and we are also the maintainers of some.
We know from experience that developing an open-source project is hard work, which requires a lot of knowledge and persistence.
Trace will save a lot of time for those who use Node for their open-source projects.
How to get started with Trace?
- Visit trace.risingstack.com and sign up — it’s free.
- Connect your app with Trace.
- Head over to this form and tell us a little bit about your project.
Done. Your open-source project will be monitored for free as a result.
If you need help with Node.js Monitoring & Debugging..
Just drop us a tweet at @RisingStack if you have any additional questions about the tool or the process.
If you’d like to read a little bit more about the topic, I recommend to read our previous article The Definitive Guide for Monitoring Node.js Applications.
One more thing
At the same time of making Trace available for open-source projects, we’re announcing our new line of business at RisingStack:
Commercial Node.js support, aimed at enterprises with Node.js applications running in a production environment.
RisingStack now helps to bootstrap and operate Node.js apps — no matter what life cycle they are in.
Originally published at blog.risingstack.com on April 20, 2017.
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