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Kubernetes health checks can be super helpful, but they can also be a footgun. DoorDash engineers share a cautionary tale from production.
Seems like there’s been more interest lately in Prometheus’ remote write functionality (Push > Pull, don’t @ me), but I don’t see many articles. Props to Tanmay Bhat for a very clear walkthrough of the setup and configuration.
I don’t think many of us need to decrypt SSL traffic on the fly, but this is an interesting application of eBPF nonetheless.
If you’re a Go developer, I think you’ll really enjoy this deep-dive on data race detection at Uber.
I have a soft spot in my heart for network monitoring and visualization. Great to see a new project that aims to provide a visual representation of your Kubernetes traffic patterns.
ICYMI, the ClickHouse project released this first-party plugin for Grafana a few months ago. Really happy to see this is available for the open source Grafana and not exclusive to their paid versions.
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An impressively thorough look at observability concerns when running FastAPI in Lambda. I genuinely didn’t know you could do all this with Lambda traces in AWS CloudWatch.
A helpful guide for monitoring your Kubernetes-hosted MySQL databases with Prometheus and mysqld_exporter.
I’m no Java expert, but JMXTerm looks like a pretty handy diagnostic tool for Java applications using JMX.
A quick example for setting up GCP dashboards and routing directly to your phone (probably not a great idea, but the utility is there).
“The Clymene is a time-series data and logs collection platform for distributed systems inspired by Prometheus and Jaeger.”
“Jmxterm is an open source command line based interactive JMX client written in Java.”
“k8spacket helps to understand TCP packets traffic in your kubernetes cluster”
“BindPlane OP is an open source observability pipeline that gives you the ability to collect, refine, and ship metrics, logs, and traces to any destination.”
See you next week!
– Jason (@obfuscurity) Monitoring Weekly Editor