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1 month ago
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Ingress-Nginx Monitoring with Prometheus and Grafana

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Ingress-nginx provides an easy integration with Prometheus for monitoring. However, it can be challenging to get started with monitoring Ingress-nginx and creating dashboards and alerts. Therefore, I've created a monitoring mixin for Ingress-nginx which will provide Prometheus alerts and Grafana …


4 months ago
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Sharing Development Secrets with the Team using Vault

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My most recent projects have consisted of using a microservice architecture and multiple third party services (analytics, events etc.). For better or worse, this seems to be getting more popular, even for smaller companies and startups. Local development becomes more …


5 months ago
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ArgoCD Monitoring with Prometheus and Grafana

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ArgoCD has by default support for notifying when an Application does not have the desired status through triggers. For example, when an application becomes OutOfSync or Unhealthy, a notification is sent to your configured notification service (e.g. Slack). This was …


6 months ago
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Showcase: Using Jsonnet & Mixins to Simplify Endpoint Monitoring with Blackbox-exporter

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Blackbox-exporter is a Prometheus exporter that probes endpoints and exposes metrics of the probe result. There are multiple guides on how to use the Blackbox-exporter, and we won't go into that, but rather focus on newer things as Jsonnet as …


10 months ago
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Celery Monitoring with Prometheus and Grafana

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Celery is a python project used for asynchronous job processing and task scheduling in web applications or distributed systems. It is very commonly used together with Django, Celery as the asynchronous job processor and Django as the web framework. Celery …


1 year ago Popular post!
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Django Monitoring with Prometheus and Grafana

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The Prometheus package for Django provides a great Prometheus integration, but the open source dashboards and alerts that exist are not that great. The to-go Grafana dashboard does not use a large portion of metrics provided by the Django-Prometheus package, …


3 years ago
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GitOps Secret Management with Vault, ArgoCD and Tanka

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Recently I wrote a blog post on how to use Grafana's Tanka with ArgoCD which is my prefered way to write Kubernetes configuration in Jsonnet. However, the post does not go into detail on the last missing piece - how …


3 years ago
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GitOps with ArgoCD and Tanka

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GitOps is becoming the standard of doing continuous delivery. Define your state in Git, automatically update and change the state when pull requests are merged. Within the Kubernetes ecosystem two tools have become very popular for doing this FluxCD and …