Prometheus WorkshopBlog

In this workshop you learn the basics of Prometheus and its ecosystem.


BY Julien Pivotto / ON Nov 23, 2022

Prometheus brings monitoring to another level, when everything is about metrics and graphs. It puts the data first, and takes advantage of multiple service discovery systems. This workshop will dive into its ecosystem and teach you how to get the best out of it.

What you will learn

  • Metrics monitoring: what are the differences between metrics monitoring and standard monitoring
  • Setup, configuration and maintenance of a Prometheus server
  • Setup and configuration of common prometheus “exporters” (monitoring Linux, java, log-based apps, blackboxes)
  • Alerting with Prometheus and Alertmanager – From writing rules to sending alerts
  • Setting up Grafana to make nice graphs and dashboards

Please note: the following Linux skills are mandatory!

  • You know how to use SSH to connect to a Linux server and run some commands.
  • You know how to edit a file on a Linux server.
  • You feel comfortable with the command line.

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