Chapter 9. Distributed tracing with Spring Cloud Sleuth and Zipkin

This chapter covers

  • Using Spring Cloud Sleuth to inject tracing information into service calls
  • Using log aggregation to see logs for distributed transaction
  • Querying via a log aggregation tool
  • Using OpenZipkin to visually understand a user’s transaction as it flows across multiple microservice calls
  • Customizing tracing information with Spring Cloud Sleuth and Zipkin

The microservices architecture is a powerful design paradigm for breaking down complex monolithic software systems into smaller, more manageable pieces. These manageable pieces can be built and deployed independently of each other; however, this flexibility comes at a price: complexity. Because microservices are ...

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