Prometheus Associate Certification will Demonstrate Ability to Monitor Infrastructure

New associate certification exam from CNCF and The Linux Foundation will test foundational knowledge and skills using Prometheus, the open source systems monitoring and alerting toolkit Valencia, SPAIN, KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe ...
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Chronosphere Adds Query Builder Tool Based on PromQL

Chronosphere, a provider of an observability platform for cloud-native applications based on microservices, this week added support for a Query Builder tool based on the Prometheus query language (PromQL). That capability comes ...
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Tuning K8s Performance and Cost With NGINX Ingress Metrics

There are load balancers, and then there are load balancers. Broadly speaking, there are two variations of NGINX: The first variation is open source with many contributors and an install base of—perhaps—billions ...
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Why Prometheus is an Essential Observability Tool

Prometheus continues to remain as an essential tool for monitoring, and a key component in observability platforms for cloud-native environments in numerous organizations. As one of The Cloud Native Computing Foundation’s (CNCF) ...
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Fairwinds Updates Kubernetes Cluster Monitoring Tool

Fairwinds this week made available an update to its Kubernetes cluster monitoring tool that is now integrated with the data collector employed by open source Prometheus monitoring software. In addition, Fairwinds Insights ...
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Grafana Labs Adds Free Prometheus Monitoring Tier

Grafana Labs today announced it has added a free tier to its Prometheus monitoring cloud service that enables IT organizations to more easily monitor a fleet of Kubernetes clusters. Tom Wilkie, vice ...
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Best of 2020: 6 Kubernetes Prometheus Alternatives

As we close out 2020, we at Container Journal wanted to highlight the five most popular articles of the year. Following is the fifth in our series of the Best of 2020 ...
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Kubermatic Open Sources Automation Platform for Kubernetes

Kubermatic, formally known as Loodse, announced it is making available a platform for automating the management of Kubernetes clusters under an open source Apache license. In addition, Kubermatic released an update to ...
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Grafana Labs Advances Prometheus for the Enterprise

Grafana Labs has made available version 1.0 of Cortex, a monitoring platform that extends the core open source Prometheus project made available under the auspices of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) ...
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Cluster Monitoring With Prometheus Operator

According to Sysdig’s container report, adoption of containers and usage of orchestration tools such as Kubernetes has grown more than 51% from 2018, to host and manage their workloads in the cluster ...