Tag - Percona Monitoring and Management

Extending PMM’s Prometheus Configuration

Extending PMM Prometheus Configuration

Percona Monitoring and Management 2.4.0 (PMM), released several days ago, added support for custom extensions of the Prometheus configuration file. Before explaining what that is and how to use it, let me tell you a bit of history.
PMM 1.4.0, released 2.5 years ago, added support for hooking external Prometheus exporters into PMM’s Prometheus configuration […]

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Webinar 4/1: Monitor High Traffic Events Using Percona Monitoring and Management

High Traffic Events Using Percona Monitoring and Management

Planning for your next high traffic event? If your databases need to be running at peak performance with no downtime – this webinar is for you.
Prepare for High Traffic Events (HTE) such as Black Friday, Cyber Monday, or any peak your organization manages. Learn how to monitor relevant KPIs and the best practices necessary […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management Container, Are You Ready Yet?

Percona Monitoring Management Container

My boss asked me if there is a way to wait for the Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) Server container to be fully ready so his automation script can start adding monitoring instances. I wanted to give him a general solution, not a PMM-specific one. Turned out, it is not so simple.
The root of […]

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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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Better Prometheus rate() Function with VictoriaMetrics

prometheus rate function

There are a lot of things I love about Prometheus; its data model is fantastic for monitoring applications and PromQL language is often more expressive than SQL for data retrieval needs you have in the observability space. One thing, though, I hate about Prometheus with a deep passion is the behavior of its rate() […]

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