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Book: Mastering Distributed Tracing

Yuri Shkuro, the creator of Jaeger, a popular open-source distributed tracing system, delivers end-to-end coverage of the field in his book Mastering Distributed Tracing. When you read this book you will:

  • Become familiar with the history and theoretical foundations of tracing;
  • Solve the data gathering problem through manual and automatic code instrumentation, with open standards like OpenTracing, W3C Trace Context, and OpenCensus;
  • Consider the benefits and applications of a distributed tracing infrastructure for understanding and profiling complex systems;
  • Learn how to deploy and operate a distributed tracing platform at scale.