Accelerator Demo: Backend Root Cause Analysis with Distributed Tracing

When you can see software requests end-to-end, troubleshooting is easier and faster. Distributed tracing does this by showing you the path a request follows as it travels through a distributed system.

As requests travel between services, each segment is recorded as a span, which represents time spent in services or resources of those services. All the spans of a request are combined into a single distributed trace to give you a picture of an entire request.

Once your traces are captured in New Relic, you can use our powerful tools to analyze them:

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