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Category: Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus

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What’s new in AWS Observability at re:Invent 2022

Kick off your AWS re:Invent 2022 week with a round-up of the AWS Observability launches across Amazon CloudWatch, AWS X-Ray, Amazon Managed Grafana, and Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus. From understanding impact of internet issues on your application performance and availability with CloudWatch, to VPC support and Prometheus alerting in Managed Grafana, read on to […]

Announcing Prometheus Alertmanager rules in Amazon Managed Grafana

Today, we are announcing Amazon Managed Grafana’s new alerting feature that allows customers to gain visibility into their Prometheus Alertmanager alerts from their Grafana workspace. Customers can continue to use classic Grafana Alerting in their Amazon Managed Grafana workspaces if that experience better fits their needs. Customers using the Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus workspaces to […]

Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus adds support for 200M active metrics

Today, Amazon Web Services (AWS) is pleased to announce support for 200M active series per workspace for Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus. Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus is a fully managed Prometheus-compatible monitoring service that monitors and alarms on operational metrics at scale. It does this without you having to manage the underlying infrastructure required […]

Enhance Operational Insight by Converting the Output of any AWS SDK Commands to Prometheus Metrics

Have you ever wished you had the output of an AWS Command to enrich your dashboards or alerts? The AWS control plane contains a rich set of information that can be operationally insightful! Recently I encountered a customer running multiple Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) clusters in an IP constrained environment. When a subnet […]

Integrating Kubecost with Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus

This blog post was co-written by Linh Lam, Solution Architect, Kubecost Customers can track their Kubernetes control plane and Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) costs using AWS Cost and Usage Reports. However, they often need deeper insights to accurately track Kubernetes costs across namespaces, clusters, pods, and more. We recently announced that AWS and […]

Introducing vended logs for Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus

Customers are using Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus to monitor and alert on their container metrics. Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus ships with Alert Manager, the open source alert routing component in Prometheus. Alert manager routes alerts to Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS). However, there are some common reasons why alert manager may fail […]

Monitoring Windows desktops on Amazon Workspaces using Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus and Amazon Managed Grafana

Many Organizations leverage Amazon Workspaces as a virtual cloud-based Windows desktop as a solution (DAAS) to replace their existing traditional desktop solution to shift the cost and effort of maintaining laptops and desktops to a cloud pay-as-you-go model. Customers using Amazon Workspaces would need the support of managed services to monitor their workspaces environment operations. […]

Viewing Amazon CloudWatch metrics with Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus and Amazon Managed Grafana

Monitoring AWS services comprising of a customer workload with Amazon CloudWatch is important for resiliency of a workload. Customers can bring their CloudWatch data alongside their existing Prometheus data sources to improve their ability to join or query across for a holistic view of their systems. The Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus is a serverless […]

Auto-scaling Amazon EC2 using Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus and alert manager

Customers want to migrate their existing Prometheus workloads to the cloud and utilize all that the cloud offers. AWS has services like Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling, which lets you scale out Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances based on metrics like CPU or memory utilization. Applications that use Prometheus metrics can easily integrate into […]

Viewing custom metrics from statsd with Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus and Amazon Managed Grafana

Monitoring applications based on custom metrics is important for a resilient system. One of the mechanisms to generate custom metrics from applications is statsd – a NodeJs process to collect custom application performance metrics periodically. However, statsd doesn’t provide long-term storage, rich querying, visualization, or an alerting solution. Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus and Amazon […]