Java Tracing

Open-source Java projects categorized as Tracing

Top 7 Java Tracing Projects

  • zipkin

    Zipkin is a distributed tracing system

    Project mention: Is there a beginners guide to adding observability to your applications? | | 2023-03-06

    There are the zipkin and jaeger packages/components you can use both have quickstarts if you consider that to be a beginner's guide.

  • Pinpoint

    APM, (Application Performance Management) tool for large-scale distributed systems.

  • InfluxDB

    Access the most powerful time series database as a service. Ingest, store, & analyze all types of time series data in a fully-managed, purpose-built database. Keep data forever with low-cost storage and superior data compression.

  • brave

    Java distributed tracing implementation compatible with Zipkin backend services.

    Project mention: Library For Propagating HTTP Headers | | 2023-03-28

    Check, it works with Zipkin, but You should be able to use it with other solutions.

  • OpenTracing Toolbox

    Best-of-breed OpenTracing utilities, instrumentations and extensions

  • java-specialagent

    Automatic instrumentation for 3rd-party libraries in Java applications with OpenTracing.

  • jplusone

    Tool for automatic detection and asserting "N+1 SELECT problem" occurences in JPA based Spring Boot Java applications and finding origin of JPA issued SQL statements in general

    Project mention: Is there a way to write tests to validate the Hibernate-generated queries? | | 2022-10-19
  • hidden-gems

    Code sample for hidden gems (by ammbra)

    Project mention: JBCNConf 2022: A great farewell | | 2022-07-23

    Ana-Maria Mihalceanu made a great talk with live coding on how to do distributed tracing using jaeger and opentelemetry. She explained how open telemetry tracing works and different sampling approaches. All the code is available at GitHub: At this talk, I also discovered RedHat Free Sanbox

  • Sonar

    Write Clean Java Code. Always.. Sonar helps you commit clean code every time. With over 600 unique rules to find Java bugs, code smells & vulnerabilities, Sonar finds the issues while you focus on the work.

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2023-03-28.

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What are some of the best open-source Tracing projects in Java? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 zipkin 16,077
2 Pinpoint 12,672
3 brave 2,254
4 OpenTracing Toolbox 181
5 java-specialagent 180
6 jplusone 103
7 hidden-gems 11
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