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Distributed Tracing

Solution Design

Distributed tracing, also called distributed request tracing, is a method used to profile and monitor applications, especially those built using a microservices architecture. Distributed tracing helps pinpoint where failures occur and what causes poor performance.


Figure: Figure: Distributed tracing architecture diagram (just as reference). (Source: binbash Leverage, "AWS Well Architected Reliability Report example", binbash Leverage Doc, accessed November 18th 2020).

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