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What is Zipkin?

It helps gather timing data needed to troubleshoot latency problems in service architectures. Features include both the collection and lookup of this data.
Zipkin is a tool in the Monitoring Tools category of a tech stack.
Zipkin is an open source tool with 15.8K GitHub stars and 3K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Zipkin's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Zipkin?

21 companies reportedly use Zipkin in their tech stacks, including deleokorea, Nutmeg, and Medidata Solutions.

84 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Zipkin.

Zipkin Integrations

OpenCensus, LightStep, Helidon, Promscale, and Archium.io are some of the popular tools that integrate with Zipkin. Here's a list of all 5 tools that integrate with Zipkin.
Pros of Zipkin
Open Source

Zipkin Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Zipkin?
Jaeger, a Distributed Tracing System
Consistent, expressive, vendor-neutral APIs for distributed tracing and context propagation.
New Relic
The world’s best software and DevOps teams rely on New Relic to move faster, make better decisions and create best-in-class digital experiences. If you run software, you need to run New Relic. More than 50% of the Fortune 100 do too.
AppDynamics develops application performance management (APM) solutions that deliver problem resolution for highly distributed applications through transaction flow monitoring and deep diagnostics.
Prometheus is a systems and service monitoring system. It collects metrics from configured targets at given intervals, evaluates rule expressions, displays the results, and can trigger alerts if some condition is observed to be true.
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Zipkin's Followers
133 developers follow Zipkin to keep up with related blogs and decisions.