How To Set Up Monitoring Using Prometheus and Grafana. Monitoring our microservices is as important as its development. In this article, we see how you can monitor your microservices using Prometheus and Grafana.
So you have finally written and deployed your first microservice? Or maybe you have decided to embark on the microservices adventure to future-proof yourself? Either way, congratulations!
It’s time to take the next step. It's time to set up monitoring!
Monitoring is super important. It's the part of your system that lets you know what’s going on in your app. And it isn’t just a dashboard with fancy charts.
Monitoring is the systematic process of aggregating actionable metrics and logs.
The keyword here is actionable. You are collecting all these metrics and logs to make decisions based on them.
For example, you would want to collect the health of your VMs & microservices to ensure you have enough healthy capacity to service user requests. You’d also like to trigger emails & notifications in case failures go below a certain threshold.
This is what monitoring helps you achieve. This is why you need to set up monitoring.
As it's clearly evident, your monitoring stack is a source from which several processes can be automated. So it's really important to make sure your monitoring stack is reliable and that it can scale with your application.
Prometheus has become the go-to monitoring stack in recent times. Its novel pull-based architecture, along with its in-built support for alerting, makes it an ideal choice for a wide variety of workloads.
In this article, we’ll use Prometheus to set up monitoring. For visualizations, we’ll use Grafana.
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