Author - Vadim Yalovets

How To Automate Dashboard Importing in Percona Monitoring and Management

Automate Dashboard Importing in Percona Monitoring and Management

In this blog post, I’ll look at how to import custom dashboards into Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) 2.x, and give some tips on how to automate it.
The number of dashboards in PMM2 is constantly growing. For example, we recently added a new HAProxy dashboard to the latest 2.15.0 release. Even though the PMM […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management 2.14: Moving to a Push Model for VictoriaMetrics

Moving to a Push Model for VictoriaMetrics

In Percona Monitoring and Management 2.12.0 (PMM), we replaced Prometheus with VictoriaMetrics. Metrics data can now be ‘pushed’ to the server as well as being ‘pulled’ by the server.
This is useful if you want to keep open ports to a minimum or your monitored system is in an environment that favors “inside–>out” communication (like […]

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Setup Teams/Users With Limited Access in Percona Monitoring and Management

limit access percona monitoring and managment

From time to time we are asked how to limit users to viewing only some dashboards or servers in Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM). Here are some hints on how to do this.
Let’s imagine you want the following:

Users user1 and user2 are only allowed to see the “CPU Utilization Details” dashboard for server1, server2 […]

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Grafana Plugin Installation in Percona Monitoring and Management 2.x

grafana plugin installation PMM

Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) is an open-source platform for monitoring databases and servers, that can be installed in your infrastructure and start collecting metrics from pmm-clients. Data is visualized in Grafana, which is the leading graph and dashboard builder tool. You can even improve it by adding additional third-party panels and plugins. More […]

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Adding PostgreSQL Databases/Tables Size Dashboard to the Percona Monitoring and Management Plugin

PostgreSQL Table Size PMM

This blog post is about how you can gain detailed information in Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM2) of PostgreSQL disk usage. We take a look at using a catalog called pg_class, which catalogs tables and most everything else that has columns or is otherwise similar to a table. This includes indexes, sequences, views, materialized views, […]

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