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September 30, 2019
We looked previously at the counter, gauge, and summary, how does the Prometheus histogram work?
March 25, 2019
We looked previously at the counter and gauge, how does the Prometheus summary work?
February 27, 2017
The Prometheus client library guidelines recommend having a Child be returned via labels(). Why?
December 26, 2016
We looked previously at the counter, how does the Prometheus gauge work?
April 8, 2016
There are four standard types of metric in Prometheus instrumentation: Gauge, Counter, Summary and Histogram. Today we'll have a look at the principles around Counters, and how Prometheus differs from other monitoring systems.
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