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1 month 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 …

6 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 …

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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, …

10 months ago
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Django Error Tracking and Performance Monitoring with Sentry

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As good as a framework that Django is, the default method of sending an email when getting an error leave much to be desired. The database or cache acting flaky? Expect 1000s of emails depicting that error, which usually does …

1 year ago
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RabbitMQ Per Queue Monitoring

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RabbitMQ has a native built-in Prometheus plugin and by default it has granular metrics disabled. Granular metrics means per-queue/vhost metrics - detailed metrics that provide message lag and consumer info on a queue and vhost basis. You could enable granular …

1 year ago
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NestJS Apollo GraphQL Prometheus Metrics and Grafana Dashboards

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Apollo GraphQL and NestJS are gaining traction quickly, however the monitoring approaches are unclear. At the moment (late 2021 / early 2022) there are no default exporters or libraries for Prometheus metrics and the same goes for Grafana dashboards, this …

2 years ago
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Correlating Continuous Deployments with Application Metrics using Grafana's Github Plugin

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GitOps is becoming the standard of doing continuous deployments. Define your application state in Git, automatically update and change the state when pull requests are merged. This means that deployments happens continuously, usually multiple times a day. There's a good …