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 … Continue reading Measuring the performance impact of Meltdown/Spectre with Prometheus