OpenTracing eBook: Distributed Tracing’s Emerging Industry Standard

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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. Enjoy and share!


Nedim Šabić
Author: Nedim Šabić
Software Engineer • Sematext
Devops enthusiast and platform architect experienced in Python, J2EE platform and Spring framework ecosystem. Go and Rust lover. Linux internals addict.

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