Conor Broderick

Conor Broderick

Alerting on gauges in Prometheus 2.0

One of the major changes introduced in Prometheus 2.0 was that of staleness handling. Previously for instant vectors, Prometheus would return a point up to 5 minutes in the past which caused a number of different issues.

Measuring the performance impact of Meltdown/Spectre with Prometheus

The world of infosec is alarmed right now over the recent security vulnerabilities disclosed by Google on Wednesday that affect Intel, AMD, and ARM chips. The now infamous Meltdown and Spectre bugs allow for the reading of sensitive information from a system’s memory, including passwords, private keys and other sensitive information. Thankfully fixes are being swiftly

Black(box) Friday

While eager consumers flock to retailers both online and in-store for big savings during the infamous day after Thanksgiving known as Black Friday, one must wonder the cost incurred by companies accommodating both the crowds swarming their store floors and the increase in traffic from online shoppers. In this blogpost we used Prometheus and the

Nagios NRPE Prometheus Exporter

Switching to Prometheus for monitoring but still have older Nagios checks you’re not quite ready to let go of just yet? Now you can monitor and alert on Nagios checks with the nrpe_exporter!