Posted On: Nov 20, 2018

You can now group traces to match a filter expression. In addition, X-Ray will automatically create Amazon CloudWatch metrics for traces that match a particular group. This allows you to view service graphs and create CloudWatch alarms by the group, enhancing your ability to quickly understand and fix application issues.  

To create a trace group, simply navigate to the “Service Map” in the X-Ray Management console and click the group drop down. You can learn more about AWS X-Ray here or visit our developer Getting Started guide.