MicroProfile Metrics and OpenTracing

Once developers have written code and it is put into production, there is a need to observe what the code is doing, how well it is performing, and what resources it is using. MicroProfile has created two specifications to deal with these concerns: Metrics and (integration with) OpenTracing.

Starting off with the Metrics section, we will discuss the following topics:

  • The rationale behind specifications
  • Exposition formats of metrics on an enabled server
  • Providing metrics from within your application
  • Using Prometheus, a cloud-native time series database, to retrieve and analyze metric data

In the OpenTracing section, we will discuss the following:

  • An introduction to the tracing domain 
  • Configuration properties ...

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