OpenTracing: Distributed Tracing's Emerging Industry Standard

OpenTracing: Distributed Tracing’s Emerging Industry Standard

The Cloud Native movement and migration of applications to microservice architectures require general visibility and observability into software behavior.
OpenTracing aims to offer a consistent, unified, and tracer-agnostic instrumentation API for a wide range of frameworks, platforms and programming languages. This guide walks you through OpenTracing basics, OpenTracing API, context propagation, and distributed tracers such as Zipkin and Jaeger.