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Ankit Anand

Application Performance Monitoring (APM) tools are a critical component of distributed applications now. But choosing the right APM tool can be tricky. In this article, we go through a list of the top 21 APM tools including open-source APM tools which can help monitor and improve your application performance.

7 min read
Ankit Anand

Jaeger is a popular open-source tool used for distributed tracing in a microservice architecture. In a microservice architecture, a user request or transaction can travel across hundreds of services before serving what a user wants. Distributed tracing helps to track the performance of a transaction across multiple services.

8 min read
Ankit Anand

Both AWS X-Ray and Jaeger are distributed tracing tools used for performance monitoring in a microservices architecture. Jaeger was originally built by teams at Uber and then open-sourced in 2015. On the other hand, AWS X-Ray is a distributed tracing tool provided by AWS specifically focused on distributed tracing for applications using Amazon Cloud Services.