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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 3.5K GitHub stars and 315 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to OpenTracing's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses OpenTracing?

18 companies reportedly use OpenTracing in their tech stacks, including Trafi, QuintoAndar, and

79 developers on StackShare have stated that they use OpenTracing.

OpenTracing Integrations

Golang, Express Gateway, LightStep, Akutan, and Helidon are some of the popular tools that integrate with OpenTracing. Here's a list of all 5 tools that integrate with OpenTracing.

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OpenTracing Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to OpenTracing?
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Jaeger, a Distributed Tracing System
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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
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