Distributed tracing provides a connected view of related errors and transactions by capturing interactions among your software systems. With

tracingThe process of logging the events that took place during a request, often across multiple services.
, Sentry tracks your software performance and displays the impact of errors across multiple systems. Tracing issues back through services connects your front-end to your back-end.

The Trace View allows you to drill down into the details of a single trace and traverse every transaction in that trace. This accelerates your ability to debug slow services, identify related errors, and root out other bottlenecks. You can also drill all the way down into a span for a single transaction and information about it on the Event Detail page.

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