Precise, Scalable, and Online Request Tracing for Multitier Services of Black Boxes

@article{Sang2012PreciseSA,
  title={Precise, Scalable, and Online Request Tracing for Multitier Services of Black Boxes},
  author={Bo Sang and Jianfeng Zhan and Zhihong Zhang and Lei Wang and Dongyan Xu and Yabing Huang and Dan Meng},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems},
  year={2012},
  volume={23},
  pages={1159-1167}
}
As more and more multitier services are developed from commercial off-the-shelf components or heterogeneous middleware without source code available, both developers and administrators need a request tracing tool to (1) exactly know how a user request of interest travels through services of black boxes and (2) obtain macrolevel user request behaviors of… CONTINUE READING