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May 6, 2019
I previously looked at ingestion memory for 1.x, how about 2.x?
February 4, 2019
The Prometheus TSDB's code base includes a tool to help you find "interesting" metrics in terms of storage performance.
January 21, 2019
The 2.6.0 release of Prometheus includes optimisations to reduce the memory taken by indexes and compaction.
January 7, 2019
The 2.6.0 release of Prometheus includes WAL loading optimisations to make startup faster.
January 23, 2017
As I mentioned in a previous post, I made some memory-related improvements to Prometheus that'll be in the 1.5 release. Let's look at how I came across unneeded memory allocations and ultimately improved the code.
December 7, 2016
We previously looked at finding your biggest metrics, that involves an expensive query though. A new feature in Prometheus 1.3 offers another approach.
June 21, 2016
Ever wondered how Prometheus is using its memory? Let's find out!
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