Supported Technologies
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The following frameworks are automatically supported by Retrace. The APM profiler traces will include details from these libraries with no additional configuration. Please note that most async functions are supported in the following libraries as well.

Retace for .NET v2 Document Only
Stackify has rewritten their .NET profiler. This documentation is for v2 of the Retrace for .NET profiler.
.NET Core 2.1+ Only
Please note that the Retrace for .NET v2 profiler currently only supports .NET Core 2.1 and newer (along with .NET Core 3.0 and 3.1). The Retrace team is currently adding support for additional libraries and the full .NET Framework for the Retrace for .NET v2 profiler, including support for .NET Core on Windows.

Operating Systems

Known supported:

  • Ubuntu 14.04, 16.04, 18.04
  • Cent OS 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise 7
  • Alpine Linux 3.7, 3.9 (need to apk add libuuid)
  • Debian 9
  • Fedora 27, 28
  • SuSE Enterprise Linux 12
  • OpenSuSE 42.3
  • Amazon Linux 2

Note: Other Linux distros may work but have not been validated by the Stackify team.

Not supported:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Windows (Coming soon!)

Application Types

  • ASP.NET Core

UI Frameworks

  • MVC


Most ORM solutions like Entity Framework, NHibernate, Dapper,  and Linq2SQL are supported.

  • SQL Server
  • MySql (MySql.Data.MySqlClient)
  • Oracle (Oracle.ManagedDataAccess & System.Data.OracleClient)
  • Postgres (Npgsql)
  • ODBC via OdbcCommand


  • MongoDB
  • Elasticsearch
  • RavenDB
  • Azure libraries (see below)
  • AWS libraries (see below)


  • Redis (ServiceStack & StackExchange)


  • Azure Service Bus
  • Azure Storage Queue

Web Requests

  • Low level HttpWebRequest/HttpWebResponse
  • WebClient
  • HttpClient
  • Plus others from libraries that use HTTP within them like Elasticsearch, Azure storage, etc.


  • SQL Azure
  • Storage (Blogs, Queues, Tables)
  • Document DB
  • Azure Service Bus
  • Caching (via Redis & AppFabric support)


  • S3
  • SimpleDB
  • SimpleEmail
  • SimpleNotificationService (SNS)
  • SimpleWorkflow
  • SQS
  • ElastiCache (via memcached & redis support)
  • CloudSearch
  • Redshift
  • ElasticMapReduce
  • ElasticTranscoder
  • Glacier

Please also note that things like compilation, GC pauses, JIT time, IIS queuing and other things can also take time in your code and may not be reflected by Retrace.

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