Download and Extract Tutorial

The Kieker download site http://kieker-monitoring.net/download/ provides archives of the binary and source distribution, special bundles, the Javadoc~API, as well as additional examples. For this quick start guide, Kieker’s binary distribution, e.g., kieker-1.16-SNAPSHOT-binaries.zip, is required and must be downloaded. After having extracted the archive, you’ll find the directory structure and contents shown below

  • kieker-1.16-SNAPSHOT-binaries/

    • bin Call scripts for old style Kieker tools

    • build/libs Kieker framework libraries

    • doc Old style documentation

    • examples Example projects and configuration files

      • userguide Source code of the examples in this document

    • tools Packaged Kieker tools

    • HISTORY

    • LICENSE

    • README

The Java sources presented in this user guide, as well as pre-compiled binaries, are included in the examples/userguide/ directory. The file kieker-1.16-SNAPSHOT.jar contains the Kieker.Monitoring and Kieker.Analysis components, as well as the Kieker.Trace-Analysis tool. The sample Kieker.Monitoring configuration file kieker.monitoring.ex-ample.properties will be detailed in Chapter 3. In addition to the kieker-1.16-SNAPSHOT.jar file, the build/libs/ directory includes variants of this .jar files with integrated third-party libraries. Additional information on these .jar files and when to use them will follow later in this document.