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Zipkin - distributed tracing for service-based applications

logged by @logbot 2012-06-07T14:44:00Z permalink

As more and more applications are composed of several or more services, finding all the bottlenecks between the data and the user is a tough problem in itself. Twitter has added to their growing list of open source projects with Zipkin, which provides a system for distributed tracing.

Zipkin architecture

Instrumented libraries in the stack send information to a Zipkin collector via Thrift. Data can then be queried and presented in Zipkinā€™s web interface.


Check the README or source on GitHub for more.

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