Many years ago I was banned from touching anything of critical importance as far as production infrastructure goes…something about “the leadership curse”, so the multiple layers of monitoring and notifications I once wrestled with were now overkill for my needs. What that means is that even though Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) now integrates […]Read more
The RED Method (Rate, Errors, Duration) is one of the more popular performance monitoring approaches. It is often applied to Monitoring Microservices though there is nothing that prevents it from being applied to databases like MySQL.
In Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) v2 we have all the required information stored in the ClickHouse database, and […]
The frontend part of Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) is a set of extensions for Grafana, and the Grafana documentation provides a basic understanding of how things work. But after I studied it, it was still difficult to understand how to approach development in practice. The purpose of this series of articles is to […]Read more
Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) is built upon the shoulder of giants like Prometheus and Grafana. And speaking of Grafana, one of the coolest features that come with it is the ability to customize the experience through 3rd party plugins.
Plugins are an easy way to enhance the ability to have specialized graphs. One case […]
One of the great things about Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) is its flexibility. An example of that is how one can go beyond the exporters to collect data. One approach to achieve that is using textfile collectors, as explained in 1.15.0, PMM provides user the ability to take a SQL SELECT statement […]Read more