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If you upgrade your OP Workers version 1.8 or below to version 2.0 or above, your existing pipelines will break. Do not upgrade your OP Workers if you want to continue using OP Workers version 1.8 or below. If you want to use OP Worker 2.0 or above, you must migrate your OP Worker 1.8 or earlier pipelines to OP Worker 2.x.

Datadog recommends that you update to OP Worker versions 2.0 or above. Upgrading to a major OP Worker version and keeping it updated is the only supported way to get the latest OP Worker functionality, fixes, and security updates.
This guide is for large-scale production-level deployments.


The Observability Pipelines Worker’s (OPW) aggregator architecture deploys the Observability Pipelines Worker as a standalone service for centralized data processing and routing:

A diagram showing the network load balancer receiving data from various sources and sending the data to the Observability Pipelines Worker aggregator, which has multiple Workers in different availability zones and sends data to various sinks

Deploy Observability Pipelines Worker into your infrastructure, like any other service to intercept and manipulate data, and then forward it to your destinations. Each Observability Pipelines Worker instance operates independently, so that you can scale the architecture with a simple load balancer.

This guide walks you through the recommended aggregator architecture for new Observability Pipelines Worker users. Specifically, these topics include: