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Status Not under consideration
Workspace Instana
Categories Java
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 29, 2022

Trace AWS Lambda for arbitrary function

Currently its expected that a Lambda function implements the interface to get traced. Because this interface is not needed, it should be possible to trace any Lambda function.

Idea priority Medium
  • Admin
    Mary Reni Rajaian
    Jun 13, 2024

    Hello Thomas
    Apologies for the delay in response.

    Because of our current load, we realise we cannot come to this request in the near future.

    Please reopen in 12 months if this request is important to you


    Mary Reni Rajaian

    Product Manager, Tracers and Profilers

    IBM Instana

  • Guest
    Sep 18, 2022

    @Yinchi Luo: You don't have to implement the interfaces as long as your handler function works according to the requirements given here:

    E.g. this is a valid Lambda:


    public class Hello {
    public void handleEvent(SNSEvent event, Context context) {
    // Process the event

  • Guest
    Sep 16, 2022

    Thanks for reaching out.

    Could you let us know how you are writing lamda function without implementing that interface? Some code example will be helpful for us.

  • Guest
    Aug 16, 2022

    What additional info is needed?