Via the OpenTelemetry blog: Migrating away from the Jaeger exporter in the Collector by Alex Boten is a short but useful PSA on the topic.
Cost anomaly detection¶
My colleagues Ashish Jain, Shivani Reddy, and Yash Bindlish published Centralize AWS Cost Anomaly Detection using Amazon Managed Grafana.
Prometheus exam tips¶
Prometheus Certified Associate (PCA) — Tips on how to pass the exam by Diego Amaral is an excellent guide about successfully passing the PCA including further reading material. Thank you!
Prometheus metrics practices¶
Julius Volz on Errors, Successes, Totals: Which Metrics Should I Expose to Prometheus?, addressing the question if you should have a single metric split up by a label or multiple separate metrics.
TNS's Meredith Shubel interviewed Rob Faraj of Kubecost on the topic of their new SaaS offering: Kubecost Cloud Manages K8s Costs for FinOps Teams.
Blackbox Exporter and Grafana¶
Visualize Your Website Metrics — Blackbox Exporter and Grafana by Sagar is a really nice hands-on walkthrough how you can use the Blackbox exporter to do site monitoring, including checking for expired certs.
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