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Tag: Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus

Monitoring and Visualizing Amazon EKS signals with Kiali and AWS managed open-source services

Microservices architecture enables scalability and agility for modern applications. However, distributed systems can introduce complexity when troubleshooting issues across services on different machines. To gain observability into microservices environments, operators need tools to monitor, analyze, and debug the interconnected services. Istio service mesh connects, secures, and observes microservices communications. It provides a way to manage […]

Monitor Amazon EKS Control Plane metrics using AWS Open Source monitoring services

Have you encountered situations where your Kubernetes API calls are constantly throttled by the control plane? Did you see the 429 HTTP response code “Too many requests” all over the place and have no clue on what’s wrong with your cluster? In this blog post, we will talk about monitoring some of the key metrics […]

How to reduce Istio sidecar metric cardinality with Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus

How to reduce Istio sidecar metric cardinality with Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus

The complexity of distributed systems has grown significantly, making monitoring and observability essential for application and infrastructure reliability. As organizations adopt microservice-based architectures and large-scale distributed systems, they face the challenge of managing an increasing volume of telemetry data, particularly high metric cardinality in systems like Prometheus. To address this, many are turning to service […]

Securely connect Amazon Managed Grafana to data sources using AWS Transit Gateway and AWS PrivateLink

Securely connect Amazon Managed Grafana to data sources using AWS Transit Gateway and AWS PrivateLink

Introduction Modern businesses rely on data from diverse sources across multiple AWS accounts and regions to gain insights and make critical business decisions. By establishing secure private connections to these data sources metrics, logs, and traces can be visualized from a single pane of glass to enable an end-to-end observability solution. Some customers may have […]

Choice Hotels adopts Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus for operational excellence and cost efficiency

This post was co-written with Stephen Cihak, Senior Director , Abhiram Madadi, Principal Engineer and Gopi Akula, Senior Manager at Choice Hotels Who is Choice Hotels? Choice Hotels International is one of the largest lodging franchisors in the world. A challenger in the upscale segment and a leader in midscale and extended stay, Choice has […]

Enhance observability for Amazon RDS Custom for SQL Server using Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus and Amazon Managed Grafana

In this blog post, you will learn how to improve observability on your Amazon RDS Custom for SQL Server database. You will configure metric exporters and send those metrics to Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus, to be visualized in Amazon Managed Grafana. By utilizing both Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus, and Amazon Managed Grafana, you […]

Migrating to Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus with the Prometheus Operator

The Prometheus Operator allows cluster administrators to manage Prometheus clusters running in Kubernetes. It makes it easy to deploy and manage Prometheus via native Kubernetes components. In this blog post, I will demonstrate how you can deploy Prometheus via the Prometheus Operator, and how you can easily migrate your monitoring workloads to take advantage of […]

Announcing AWS CDK Observability Accelerator for Amazon EKS

Today we are happy to announce the all-new AWS CDK Observability Accelerator – a set of opinionated modules to help you set up observability for your AWS environments with AWS Native services and AWS-managed observability services such as Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus, Amazon Managed Grafana, AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT) and Amazon CloudWatch. AWS […]

Using Curated Packages and AWS managed Open Source services to observe your On Premises Kubernetes environment

Customers who run containerized workloads on Kubernetes clusters on their hardware use Amazon EKS Anywhere (Amazon EKS-A). Customers look for prescriptive guidance for the observability of their modern applications running on EKS-A. Using AWS-managed open-source services such as AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT), Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus, and Amazon Managed Grafana helps customers to offload […]

Using Open Source Grafana Operator on your Kubernetes cluster to manage Amazon Managed Grafana

Introduction Kubernetes APIs are robust and its control loop mechanism allows us to control the state of resources that are even outside of Kubernetes environments. Customers have shifted their focus towards workload gravity and rely on Kubernetes-native controllers to deploy and manage the lifecycle of external resources such as Cloud resources. We have seen customers […]