Jaeger vs OpenTelemetry

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OpenTelemetry vs Jaeger: What are the differences?

OpenTelemetry: A single set of APIs, libraries, agents, and collector services to capture distributed traces and metrics from your application. It provides a single set of APIs, libraries, agents, and collector services to capture distributed traces and metrics from your application. You can analyze them using Prometheus, Jaeger, and other observability tools; Jaeger: Distributed tracing system released as open source by Uber. Jaeger, a Distributed Tracing System.

OpenTelemetry and Jaeger belong to "Monitoring Tools" category of the tech stack.

Jaeger is an open source tool with 11.9K GitHub stars and 1.31K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Jaeger's open source repository on GitHub.

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    What is Jaeger?

    Jaeger, a Distributed Tracing System

    What is OpenTelemetry?

    It provides a single set of APIs, libraries, agents, and collector services to capture distributed traces and metrics from your application. You can analyze them using Prometheus, Jaeger, and other observability tools.

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    What are some alternatives to Jaeger and OpenTelemetry?
    Zipkin
    It helps gather timing data needed to troubleshoot latency problems in service architectures. Features include both the collection and lookup of this data.
    AppDynamics
    AppDynamics develops application performance management (APM) solutions that deliver problem resolution for highly distributed applications through transaction flow monitoring and deep diagnostics.
    Prometheus
    Prometheus is a systems and service monitoring system. It collects metrics from configured targets at given intervals, evaluates rule expressions, displays the results, and can trigger alerts if some condition is observed to be true.
    OpenTracing
    Consistent, expressive, vendor-neutral APIs for distributed tracing and context propagation.
    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!
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