OpenTracing is a vendor neutral specification aimed to define the semantics for distributed tracing, hosted at the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). In this talk, we’ll provide an introduction to the OpenTracing projects and its goals, as well as an overview of the available instrumentation libraries.


Juraci Paixão Kröhling is a software engineer at Red Hat working on the Kiali project, Distributed Tracing team. He’s a maintainer on the Jaeger project and contributor to the OpenTracing project.


This talk is intended to those who may have heard about OpenTracing and/or distributed tracing but haven’t had the time to check it out in details yet.