Chapter 2. Take Tracing for a HotROD Ride

Take Tracing for a HotROD Ride

A picture is worth a thousand words. So far, we have only talked about distributed tracing in the abstract terms. In this chapter, we are going to look at concrete examples of the diagnostic and troubleshooting tools provided by a tracing system. We are going to use Jaeger (pronounced \Take Tracing for a HotROD Ride\), an open source distributed tracing system, originally created by Uber Technologies [1] and now hosted with the Cloud Native Computing Foundation [2].

The chapter will:

  • Introduce HotROD, an example application provided by the ...

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