Why your alerting should be based on labeled time series, B. Rabenstein, SoundCloud, TechSummit

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Modern app and infrastructure monitoring and alerting should be based on labeled time series, and black box system metrics according to Bjorn Rabenstein, a Production Engineer at SoundCloud. In this talk Rabenstein covers some high level concepts of Prometheus including why you want “white-box” ad service-based monitoring in the modern world. If you can graph it you can alert it – including potential problems based on parameters like disk space. With Prometheus high-level alerting can be combined with the granularity to inspect individual components.


Duration: 28:49
Publisher: LeaseWeb
You can watch this video also at the source.


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