Considering using Prometheus, but worried about committing to using our clients?
A blog on monitoring, scale and operational Sanity
You may have come across a mBean attribute with a value such as STARTED or RUNNING. How do you convert that to a more useful boolean metric?
Alerting is an art. One must be sure to alert just enough to be aware of all problems arising in the monitored system while at the same time not drown out the signal with excess noise. In this blogpost we'll explain some of the best practices to use when alerting with Prometheus.