Tracing Polyglot Systems: an OpenTracing Tutorial

Event: Velocity NYC

Date: October 1, 2018

Speakers: Yuri Shkuro, Prithvi Raj, Won Jun Jang

Slides: PDF

This is a step-by-step tutorial on instrumenting a simple application for distributed tracing using the OpenTracing API and Jaeger as the tracing backend. It covers the fundamental principles of instrumentation for in-process and inter-process context propagation and capturing executing call graph and event causality in distributed traces.