Cloud Trace API

Sends application trace data to Cloud Trace for viewing. Trace data is collected for all App Engine applications by default. Trace data from other applications can be provided using this API. This library is used to interact with the Cloud Trace API directly. If you are looking to instrument your application for Cloud Trace, we recommend using OpenCensus.


We recommend that you call this service using Google-provided client libraries. If your application needs to call this service using your own libraries, you should use the following information when making the API requests.

Discovery document

A Discovery Document is a machine-readable specification for describing and consuming REST APIs. It is used to build client libraries, IDE plugins, and other tools that interact with Google APIs. One service may provide multiple discovery documents. This service provides the following discovery document:

Service endpoint

A service endpoint is a base URL that specifies the network address of an API service. One service may have multiple service endpoints. This service has the following service endpoint and all URIs below are relative to this service endpoint:


REST Resource: v1.projects

patchTraces PATCH /v1/projects/{projectId}/traces
Sends new traces to Stackdriver Trace or updates existing traces.

REST Resource: v1.projects.traces

get GET /v1/projects/{projectId}/traces/{traceId}
Gets a single trace by its ID.
list GET /v1/projects/{projectId}/traces
Returns of a list of traces that match the specified filter conditions.