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OpenTracing Tutorials

A collection of tutorials for the OpenTracing API (

Tutorials by Language

Also check out examples from the book Mastering Distributed Tracing:


The tutorials are using CNCF Jaeger ( as the tracing backend. For this tutorial, we'll start Jaeger via Docker with the default in-memory storage, exposing only the required ports. We'll also enable "debug" level logging:

docker run \
  --rm \
  -p 6831:6831/udp \
  -p 6832:6832/udp \
  -p 16686:16686 \
  jaegertracing/all-in-one:1.7 \

Alternatively, Jaeger can be downloaded as a binary called all-in-one for different platforms from

Once the backend starts, the Jaeger UI will be accessible at http://localhost:16686.

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