Have you ever wondered what exactly that “Silence” button on each of your alerts in the Alertmanager actually does? Perhaps you have an idea but are unsure of their correct usage or value.
In this post I aim to clear up any confusion surrounding the silencing of alerts, so you can make the most of its functionality and understand when and why to use them. read more A Silence is a Snooze 05.15.2017
Prometheus client libraries don’t just export metrics in our format, they can parse that format too.
read more Productive Prometheus Python Parsing 05.08.2017
For day to day use, there’s only a handful of PromQL patterns you need to know. Let’s look at them.
read more Common query patterns in PromQL 05.01.2017
April 24, 2017
Prometheus 1.6 includes a new experimental feature called remote read. Let’s look at what it can do.
read more PromQL queries against SQL databases using a read adapter 04.24.2017
April 17, 2017
1.5.0 earlier in the year, Prometheus 1.6.0 is now out. There’s a plethora of changes, so let’s dive in. read more New Features in Prometheus 1.6.0 04.17.2017
April 10, 2017
Ever wanted to use
Prometheus for monitoring and alerting on the OpenShift platform? read more OpenShift and Prometheus 04.10.2017
April 3, 2017
We’ve looked at the full
Life of a Label. Let’s focus on one of the most common confusions around relabelling. read more relabel_configs vs metric_relabel_configs 04.03.2017
March 27, 2017
Prometheus alerts use the same powerful
PromQL expressions as queries and graphs. This can be used to produce sophisticated alerts. read more Combining alert conditions 03.27.2017
March 20, 2017
Prometheus 1.3.0 contained a small change that makes it possible to extract arbitrary labels from systems like Consul that only normally support one-dimensional tags. read more Extracting full labels from Consul tags 03.20.2017
March 13, 2017
Usually the Prometheus
Alertmanager will send a given notification to only one destination. What it you want it to go to both Slack and Pagerduty though? read more Sending alert notifications to multiple destinations 03.13.2017