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Consistent, expressive, vendor-neutral APIs for distributed tracing and context propagation.
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What is OpenTracing?

Consistent, expressive, vendor-neutral APIs for distributed tracing and context propagation.
OpenTracing is a tool in the Monitoring Tools category of a tech stack.
OpenTracing is an open source tool with 2K GitHub stars and 186 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to OpenTracing's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses OpenTracing?

Companies
12 companies reportedly use OpenTracing in their tech stacks, including Operations, Connected Fitness, and Rightech IoT Cloud.

Developers
24 developers on StackShare have stated that they use OpenTracing.

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Why developers like OpenTracing?

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OpenTracing Reviews

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose OpenTracing in their tech stack.

Mihai Ciureanu
Mihai Ciureanu
Head of Technology at Wecheer · | 1 upvotes · 3.1K views
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We use OpenTracing because we have a complex distributed system that we want to instrument, and also monitor, and we want to use the idea to handle these topics in an abstract way, independent on the technology. We actually started with OpenTracing but deferred choosing the technical implementation for later, which is pretty cool.

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OpenTracing Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to OpenTracing?
Zipkin
It helps gather timing data needed to troubleshoot latency problems in service architectures. Features include both the collection and lookup of this data.
Datadog
Datadog is the leading service for cloud-scale monitoring. It is used by IT, operations, and development teams who build and operate applications that run on dynamic or hybrid cloud infrastructure. Start monitoring in minutes with Datadog!
Jaeger
Jaeger, a Distributed Tracing System
Fluentd
Fluentd collects events from various data sources and writes them to files, RDBMS, NoSQL, IaaS, SaaS, Hadoop and so on. Fluentd helps you unify your logging infrastructure.
OpenCensus
It is a set of libraries for various languages that allow you to collect application metrics and distributed traces, then transfer the data to a backend of your choice in real time. This data can be analyzed by developers and admins to understand the health of the application and debug problems.
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OpenTracing's Followers
28 developers follow OpenTracing to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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