When building a large production-ready stateless microservices architecture, we always come across a common challenge of preserving request context across services and threads, including context propagation to the child threads.

What Is Context Propagation?

Context propagation means passing contextual information or states across different components or services in a distributed system where applications are often composed of multiple services running on different machines or containers. These services need to communicate and collaborate to fulfill a user request or perform a business process.

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