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Distributed Trace Context Community Group created

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Date: Wed, 13 Dec 2017 11:25:46 +0000
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The Distributed Trace Context Community Group has been launched:


The mission of this group is to define the standard for distributed
trace context propagation. Distributed trace context is used to enable
monitoring and diagnostics scenarios in micro-services environment. It
consists of request identifiers and key properties that needs to be
propagated from one micro-service to another. These identifiers and
properties are used to analyze an end-to-end distributed traces.

The group primary objective is to publish a specification for the
protocols to use for distributed trace context propagation. Protocol
includes wire format and recommended scenarios to use these protocols in
applications, web servers, libraries, and platforms. The group also
targets to produce reference implementation for some languages. 

Making trace context propagation protocols vendor neutral enables
monitoring and diagnostics scenarios that are hard to achieve otherwise.
Authors of libraries, web servers, and application performance
management (APM) vendors who are interested to improve micro-services
monitoring and diagnostics story are encouraged to participate in this


To join:

If you do not have one already, you will need a W3C account to join:

This is a community initiative. W3C's hosting of this group does not
imply endorsement of the activities.

The group must now choose a chair:

For more information about getting started in the new group, see:

and good practice for running a group:

We invite you to share news of this new group in social media
and other channels.

If you believe that there is an issue with this group that requires
the attention of the W3C staff, please email us at site-comments@w3.org

Thank you,
W3C Community Development Team
Received on Wednesday, 13 December 2017 11:25:50 UTC

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