Some fun articles skewing towards the monitoring side of the observability spectrum, including a handful of Postgres articles and the first part of a documentary on Grafana. Enjoy! 🚲🍺📈
This issue is sponsored by:
Have you ever volunteered (or, been volun-told) for holiday on-call duty? Holidays are often the worst time for a SEV-1 incident because of the disrupted routine and reduced availability of colleagues. With the end of year looming, learn how to turn holiday on-call from punishment to a present in our latest blog.
Articles & News on monitoring.love
Come hang out with all your fellow Monitoring Weekly readers. I mean, I’m also there, but I’m sure everyone else is way cooler.
From The Community
An excellent technical deep dive into Kubernetes behaviors around CPU requests, limits, and how its design abstractions affect the way we use it.
Do you know which metrics to monitor for PostgreSQL activity, performance, and disk usage health? You do now.
Kids these days and their fancy orchestrators and ephemeral runtimes. Learn you some basic Linux debugging commands and the world is your oyster.
PgHero was designed to help PostgreSQL admins and users surface performance concerns in their databases and indices. This post makes a strong case for adopting PgHero if you haven’t already.
From the same author, this follow-up article is a quick guide for deploying PgHero with Docker and configuring it to monitor multiple Postgres databases.
An introduction to Grafana Tempo’s dynamic “Aggregate by” feature. Pretty interesting stuff.
How to level up your logging capabilities for Lambda with a little sprinkle of AWS Powertools. Honestly, I had no idea the default Lambda logging was so limited, but it’s good to see there are tools available to help enforce best practices.
The first episode of a series looking at the history of everyone’s favorite open source dashboarding tool.
“A performance dashboard for Postgres”
“A developer toolkit to implement Serverless best practices and increase developer velocity.”
Early Bird tickets are running out soon, make sure to grab yours while you can before prices go up for General Admission seating. And don’t forget to submit your CFP proposal before the deadline!
See you next week!
– Jason (@obfuscurity) Monitoring Weekly Editor