Found some production debugging stories this week, along with a solid dose of Kubernetes, logging, and Prometheus posts. Enjoy! 🚢🌷🚲
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How one team profiled their Prometheus metrics usage and found a massive storage savings win.
A fantastic guide from Grafana Labs for using their open source components to manage and monitor with Kuberentes logs.
Debugging a performance regression after a simple change is always fun… right? Props to the author for capturing all of the visualization evidence for our entertainment. 😻
Found this note in the K8s blog about an alpha feature (
NodeLogQuery) allowing cluster admins to query node service logs.
A great article to share with your friends who might be new to monitoring in general, or Prometheus specifically.
A grab-bag of handy tips for AWS CloudWatch logs and alarms. Not just for beginners, either.
I’d quibble with the characterization of this post as an “introduction” because the author walks through the key concepts, explains each stage of processing, and provides hands-on examples. IMHO this is a very solid guide to Fluent Bit.
I might be late to the party here, but this is the first I’ve heard of DAMON. Hopefully we’ll start to see more examples of it in the wild soon.
We don’t usually cover database monitoring in depth here, but when I saw these PostgreSQL queries I had to share this one. Dare you to copy/paste it into production. 😆
A simple guide that does precisely what the title says it does.
Monitorama has announced their full agenda for this year’s event. Looks like an awesome collection of topics and speakers. Hope to see you there!
See you next week!
– Jason (@obfuscurity) Monitoring Weekly Editor