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Stackdriver Trace adapters for Zipkin.

This project provides adapters so that Zipkin tracing libraries can be used with
the Stackdriver Trace service.

Note: Due to differences between the Zipkin data model and the Stackdriver Trace data model,
only Zipkin traces that are recorded from Zipkin libraries that
properly record timestamps
will be converted correctly. Converting Zipkin traces from other libraries may result in
disconnected spans within a trace.


A drop-in replacement for the standard Zipkin HTTP collector that writes to the
Stackdriver Trace service.


The collector uses Google Application Default

for authentication to the Stackdriver Trace API.

Example Usage

Using an explicit file path

GOOGLE_APPLICATION_CREDENTIALS="/path/to/credentials.json" PROJECT_ID="my_project_id" java -jar collector.jar

Using a built-in GCP service account (such as on Google Compute Engine)

PROJECT_ID="my_project_id" java -jar collector.jar

Using Docker

docker run -d -e PROJECT_ID="my_project_id" -p 9411:9411


A write-only Zipkin storage component that writes to the Stackdriver Trace service. This can be used
with zipkin-server.


Contains code for translating from the Zipkin data model to the Stackdriver Trace data model.

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