Topic: tracing

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Jaeger

Jaeger is an open-source distributed tracing system designed to monitor and troubleshoot transactions.  “As on-the-ground microservice practitioners are quickly realizing, the majority of operational problems that arise when moving to a distributed architecture are ultimately grounded in two areas: networking and observability. It is simply an orders of magnitude larger problem to network and debug … continue reading

Is tracing for you? Probably not

Tracing is one of the hottest topics in observability and monitoring. There are myriad open-source projects, new startups, and entire conferences dedicated to it. But here’s the truth: While everyone building and maintaining software has heard of tracing, only a select few engineers are using it. In most cases, engineering effort and business resources would … continue reading

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