Tracing for Several Microservices you own this product

intermediate Java and intermediate Spring Boot • basics of Jaeger
skills learned
instrument tracing inside multiple microservices with OpenTracing API and Jaeger SDK • trace propagation across process boundaries through HTTP header
Huabing Zhao
1 week · 4-6 hours per week · BEGINNER

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In this liveProject, you’ll restructure the demo application as multiple microservices and instrument distributed tracing for each of them. You’ll combine spans from those microservices to create an end-to-end trace of the system—perfect for monitoring your app activity. Finally, you’ll explore using baggage to pass context data through the call graph.
This project is designed for learning purposes and is not a complete, production-ready application or solution.

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Huabing Zhao
Huabing Zhao works as a senior engineer at Tencent Cloud. He has a solid experience in the information and telecommunication technology industry for more than 10 years.Throughout his career, he has built a number of large-scale, cross-country software systems, most of them are still running in production. He loves open source and has been contributing to various open source projects. He is a member of Istio, previous Project Team Leaderof ONAP, the author of the Hugo clean-white theme and the open source project Aeraki. He has strong interests in various technical areas including Cloud Native, Artificial Intelligence, Cryptocurrencies, Smart Home, etc.


This liveProject is for experienced Java developers who are also confident users of Docker. To begin this liveProject, you will need to be familiar with:

  • Intermediate Java
  • Intermediate Spring Boot
  • Intermediate Docker
  • Intermediate Kubernetes
  • Basics of Jaeger
  • Basics of OpenTracing


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