Fault Tolerant Distributed Tracing with Apache Kafka and Jaeger

Using Jaeger tracing, I’ve been able to answer an important question that nearly every Apache Kafka project that I’ve worked on posed: how is data flowing through my distributed system? I’ve started writing about this on the Object Partners blog here and now I’m writing about what should be your next question: now that I’m relying on Jaeger to trace how data is flowing through my distributed system, what if Jaeger goes down?

If you want to answer that question and learn how you can use Kafka to make your Jaeger tracing solution more robust read my latest post on the Confluent blog here: https://www.confluent.io/blog/fault-tolerance-distributed-systems-tracing-with-apache-kafka-jaeger.

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