How to monitor my Play application? Can I use Cinnamon?
Yes! Starting in version 2.7 Cinnamon added support for monitoring Play 2.6+ applications. For more information, you can check out the announcement here.
Why can't I see Cinnamon metrics when running my Play application in development?
A common cause for Cinnamon metrics not being reported in Play development is because Cinnamon does not currently support Play’s development mode*, which is the mode used by the Play server when started using the sbt run command. As a workaround, ...
Why should I use Telemetry (Cinnamon) instead of Kamon?
Telemetry (aka Cinnamon) is the industry’s most capable tool for the monitoring of Akka, Play and Lagom applications. While Cinnamon and Kamon share some common features such as actor mailbox metrics, dead letter message counts and fine-grained ...
Play Performance Tuning
General performance tuning advice Run experiments to tune your application. It’s not reliable to rely on assumptions. To tune your application you need to be systematic. Make hypotheses, control variables and test, test, test! It can be a good idea ...
How to aggregate Cinnamon rates over time
Cinnamon does not support this natively in part because neither of our underlying metric backends support that type of rate metric*. The Rate metric is for rates of occurrences, like how many times has this happened, and the Recorder is for measuring ...
The Play documentation pages for Action Composition outline how to use the basic authentication functionality included with Play or build your own functionality. One possible solution is to use OAuth as documented within the Play website. For ...