Brian Brazil

Brian Brazil

Exposing Dropwizard metrics to Prometheus

If you’ve an existing instrumentation library in use, it’s not always practical to immediately switch to a Prometheus instrumentation library. There are a multitude of integrations available to aid your transition.

Push needs Service Discovery

It’s often claimed that an advantage of push-based monitoring systems is that, compared to pull-based systems like Prometheus, they don’t need service discovery. This isn’t true, and I’m going to explain why.