Tracing: when logs and metrics are not enough

Microservice architecture brings new challenges for operations, simple logging and metrics cillection might not be enough these days. We will explore together additional component called tracing. This technique is not really new in our industry but there are good reasons why it becomes more and more popular right now. How does it compare to metrics and logging? Can we combine all mentioned together? Let’s find out. We’ll uncover some basic concepts of tracing theoretically and practically.



Stepan Vrany

Stepan has started working on with implementation & integration of computing and virtualization platforms right after finishing high school. He gained proficiency in it shortly and soon became a ...