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What is Zipkin?

It helps gather timing data needed to troubleshoot latency problems in service architectures. Features include both the collection and lookup of this data.
Zipkin is a tool in the Monitoring Tools category of a tech stack.
Zipkin is an open source tool with 12.8K GitHub stars and 2.4K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Zipkin's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Zipkin?

Companies
11 companies reportedly use Zipkin in their tech stacks, including Nutmeg, Alexandria Technologies, and Medidata Solutions.

Developers
39 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Zipkin.

Zipkin Integrations

Why developers like Zipkin?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Zipkin
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Zipkin Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Zipkin?
Jaeger
Jaeger, a Distributed Tracing System
OpenTracing
Consistent, expressive, vendor-neutral APIs for distributed tracing and context propagation.
New Relic
New Relic is the all-in-one web application performance tool that lets you see performance from the end user experience, through servers, and down to the line of application code.
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.
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Zipkin's Followers
56 developers follow Zipkin to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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