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Welcome to Jaeger’s documentation portal! Below, you’ll find information for beginners and experienced Jaeger users.

If you can’t find what you are looking for, or have an issue not covered here, we’d love to hear from you .

If you are new to distributed tracing, please take a look at the Related Links section below.


Jaeger, inspired by Dapperexternal link and OpenZipkinexternal link , is a distributed tracing system released as open source by Uber Technologiesexternal link . It is used for monitoring and troubleshooting microservices-based distributed systems, including:

  • Distributed context propagation
  • Distributed transaction monitoring
  • Root cause analysis
  • Service dependency analysis
  • Performance / latency optimization

Uber published a blog post, Evolving Distributed Tracing at Uberexternal link , where they explain the history and reasons for the architectural choices made in Jaeger. Yuri Shkuroexternal link , creator of Jaeger, also published a book Mastering Distributed Tracingexternal link that covers in-depth many aspects of Jaeger design and operation, as well as distributed tracing in general.


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