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From Tony Liu <jiangtao....@zuora.com.INVALID>
Subject Re: Monitor the state of an event-based choreography
Date Thu, 02 Aug 2018 18:04:32 GMT
Interested, will put some time learn about opentracing.org.

On Thu, Jul 19, 2018 at 9:34 AM, Christopher Smith <cbsmith@gmail.com>
wrote:

> This sounds like a pretty good use case for opentracing.org. There is some
> nice integration with Kafka now too.
>
> --Chris
>
> On Thu, Jul 19, 2018, 8:26 AM Dan Rosanova <darosa@microsoft.com.invalid>
> wrote:
>
> > Are you looking more for an Actor or orchestration layer and visibility?
> I
> > don’t know of one per se,  it would also be interested.
> >
> > Dan
> >
> >
> > ________________________________
> > From: Jonathan Roy <jonathan.roy@caldera.com.invalid>
> > Sent: Thursday, July 19, 2018 3:22 AM
> > To: users@kafka.apache.org
> > Subject: Monitor the state of an event-based choreography
> >
> > Hello,
> >
> > We are currently studying event-driven architectures with Kafka, and one
> > thing that scares me a bit is that we have no way to know at any moment
> > what is the state of a business transaction that spans multiple services.
> > Let’s consider the following simple flow:
> > 1. the ‘orders’ service creates a ‘new order’ event.
> > 2. the ‘validation’ service validates the order and publishes an ‘order
> > validated’ or ‘order rejected’.
> > 3. the ‘email’ service sends a confirmation email to the customer.
> >
> > This does not directly concern Kafka but are there some tools that help
> > visually tracking the status of any particular order, and know which part
> > of the flow remains to be done? I know Confluent Control Center allows to
> > monitor the Kafka topics, but I’m not aware of any tool allowing to
> > visualize the business flows of events.
> >
> > Thanks!
> >
> > Jonathan Roy
> >
>

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