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Tag: Tracing

Migrating X-Ray tracing to AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry

In the context of containerized microservices, we face the challenge of being able to tell where along the request path things happen and efficiently drill into signals. As a developer, you don’t want to fly blind and one popular way to provide these insights is distributed tracing. In this post we walk through migrating a […]

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Distributed tracing with OpenTelemetry

These days, more and more systems deploy as a set of services using containers. You may already be using services like Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) or Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) for quickly getting started with container workloads. Separating out services enables separation of concerns that can enable teams to operate independently […]

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X-Ray Kafka service map

Tracing End-to-End Performance of Messaging Applications Built on Apache Kafka Using AWS X-Ray

Developers are using microservices architecture to build large and complex distributed applications. Distributed applications provide flexibility to isolate issues to a specific microservice, and optimize that microservice independent of other microservices. While such distributed applications scale well, it can be challenging to identify performance issues in disparate parts of the application. AWS X-Ray helps developers […]

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