GitHub - hyperdxio/hyperdx: Resolve production issues, fast. An open source observability platform unifying session replays, logs, metrics, traces and errors.

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HyperDX helps engineers figure out why production is broken faster by centralizing and correlating logs, metrics, traces, exceptions and session replays in one place. An open source and developer-friendly alternative to Datadog and New Relic.

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  • 🕵️ Correlate end to end, go from browser session replay to logs and traces in just a few clicks
  • 🔥 Blazing fast performance powered by Clickhouse
  • 🔍 Intuitive full-text search and property search syntax (ex. level:err)
  • 🤖 Automatically cluster event patterns from billions of events
  • 📈 Dashboard high cardinality events without a complex query language
  • 🔔 Set up alerts in just a few clicks
  • { Automatic JSON/structured log parsing
  • 🔭 OpenTelemetry native

Search logs and traces all in one place

Additional Screenshots

📈 Dashboards Dashboard
🤖 Automatic Event Pattern Clustering Event Pattern Clustering
🖥️ Session Replay & RUM Event Pattern Clustering

Spinning Up HyperDX

The HyperDX stack ingests, stores, and searches/graphs your telemetry data. After standing up the Docker Compose stack, you'll want to instrument your app to send data over to HyperDX.

You can get started by deploying a complete stack via Docker Compose. After cloning this repository, simply start the stack with:

Afterwards, you can visit http://localhost:8080 to access the HyperDX UI.

If your server is behind a firewall, you'll need to open/forward port 8080, 8000 and 4318 on your firewall for the UI, API and OTel collector respectively.

We recommend at least 4GB of RAM and 2 cores for testing.

Enabling Self-instrumentation/Demo Logs

To get a quick preview of HyperDX, you can enable self-instrumentation and demo logs by setting the HYPERDX_API_KEY to your ingestion key (go to http://localhost:8080/team after creating your account) and then restart the stack.

This will redirect internal telemetry from the frontend app, API, host metrics and demo logs to your new HyperDX instance.



If you need to use sudo for docker, make sure to forward the environment variable with the -E flag: HYPERDX_API_KEY=<YOUR_KEY> sudo -E docker compose up -d

Hosted Cloud

HyperDX is also available as a hosted cloud service at You can sign up for a free account and start sending data in minutes.

Instrumenting Your App

To get logs, metrics, traces, session replay, etc into HyperDX, you'll need to instrument your app to collect and send telemetry data over to your HyperDX instance.

We provide a set of SDKs and integration options to make it easier to get started with HyperDX, such as Browser, Node.js, and Python

You can find the full list in our docs.


Additionally, HyperDX is compatible with OpenTelemetry, a vendor-neutral standard for instrumenting your application backed by CNCF. Supported languages/platforms include:

  • Kubernetes
  • Javascript
  • Python
  • Java
  • Go
  • Ruby
  • PHP
  • .NET
  • Elixir
  • Rust

(Full list here)

Once HyperDX is running, you can point your OpenTelemetry SDK to the OpenTelemetry collector spun up at http://localhost:4318.


We welcome all contributions! There's many ways to contribute to the project, including but not limited to:


Our mission is to help engineers ship reliable software. To enable that, we believe every engineer needs to be able to easily leverage production telemetry to quickly solve burning production issues.

However, in our experience, the existing tools we've used tend to fall short in a few ways:

  1. They're expensive, and the pricing has failed to scale with TBs of telemetry becoming the norm, leading to teams aggressively cutting the amount of data they can collect.
  2. They're hard to use, requiring full-time SREs to set up, and domain experts to use confidently.
  3. They requiring hopping from tool to tool (logs, session replay, APM, exceptions, etc.) to stitch together the clues yourself.

We're still early on in our journey, but are building in the open to solve these key issues in observability. We hope you give HyperDX a try and let us know how we're doing!

Open Source vs Hosted Cloud

HyperDX is open core, with most of our features available here under an MIT license. We have a cloud-hosted version available at with a few additional features beyond what's offered in the open source version.

Our cloud hosted version exists so that we can build a sustainable business and continue building HyperDX as an open source platform. We hope to have more comprehensive documentation on how we balance between cloud-only and open source features in the future. In the meantime, we're highly aligned with Gitlab's stewardship model.