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OpenTracing support for Starlette and FastApi applications

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OpenTracing support for Starlette and FastApi. Inspired by: Flask-OpenTracing OpenTracing implementations exist for major distributed tracing systems and can be bound or swapped with a one-line configuration change. This package uses the OpenTracing API for Python to implement it’s functionality.

The package will implement: Starlette middleware that can be used to add Opentracing support to all incoming requests. It also supports the usage of a customer root span by looking at extra headers for incoming request:


This work was funded by SURFnet.


Run the following command:

$ pip install Starlette-Opentracing


See the examples for FastAPI and Starlette in examples/


Increase version in VERSION

git commit -a -m "bumped version to 0.0.3"
git tag -a v0.0.3 -m "version 0.0.3"
git push --follow-tags

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Copyright 2020 R. Dohmen <>

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the “License”); you may not use this file except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at

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