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OpenCensus Jaeger Exporter for PHP

v0.1.1 2018-11-26 18:31 UTC

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OpenCensus Jaeger Exporter for PHP

This library provides an ExporterInterface for exporting Trace data to a Jaeger instance using Thrift (Compact Protocol) over UDP.

CircleCI Packagist PHP-Version


  • PHP >= 5.6
  • 64-bit version of PHP

Installation & basic usage

  1. Install the opencensus/opencensus-exporter-jaeger package using composer:

    $ composer require opencensus/opencensus-exporter-jaeger:~0.1
  2. Initialize a tracer for your application:

    use OpenCensus\Trace\Tracer;
    use OpenCensus\Trace\Exporter\JaegerExporter;
    Tracer::start(new JaegerExporter('my-service-name'));


You may provide an associative array of options to the JaegerExporter at initialization:

$options = [];
$exporter = new JaegerExporter('my-service-name', $options);

The following options are available:

Option Default Description
host "" The TCP IP address to send the UDP request to
port 6831 The TCP port to send the UDP request to
tags (empty) An associative array of tags to mark this process with
client null Optional AgentIf interface to use for testing



This library follows Semantic Versioning.

Please note it is currently under active development. Any release versioned 0.x.y is subject to backwards incompatible changes at any time.

GA: Libraries defined at a GA quality level are stable, and will not introduce backwards-incompatible changes in any minor or patch releases. We will address issues and requests with the highest priority.

Beta: Libraries defined at a Beta quality level are expected to be mostly stable and we're working towards their release candidate. We will address issues and requests with a higher priority.

Alpha: Libraries defined at an Alpha quality level are still a work-in-progress and are more likely to get backwards-incompatible updates.

Current Status: Alpha


Contributions to this library are always welcome and highly encouraged.

See CONTRIBUTING for more information on how to get started.


See RELEASING for more information on releasing new versions.


Apache 2.0 - See LICENSE for more information.


This is not an official Google product.