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Category: Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus

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AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry is now generally available for metrics

At the end of 2021 we made traces in OpenTelemetry generally available (GA) and then the focus in the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) OpenTelemetry project moved to metrics. We worked upstream in the community to implement metrics in SDKs and ensure compatibility with Prometheus as well as to stabilize the collector to support metrics. […]

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Simplifying Amazon ECS monitoring set up with AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry

In this blog post, we explain how to set up AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry for Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) with the 1-click console integration. OpenTelemetry metrics and traces collection on Amazon ECS mainly consists in instrumenting your application and running the AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry Collector container, using its Amazon Elastic Container Registry […]

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Scaling Cortex with parallel compaction

In this post, Albert Choi, an intern on the Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus team, shares his experience of designing and implementing parallel compactors inside of the Cortex open source project. The addition to the compactors enables Cortex to handle large volumes of active metrics per tenant. This blog post details the work done as […]

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Performing canary deployments and metrics-driven rollback with Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus and Flagger

This post was written by Kevin Bell and Stefan Prodan. Canary deployments are a popular tool to reduce risk when deploying software, by exposing a new version to a small subset of traffic before rolling it out more broadly. Creating the machinery to do this kind of controlled rollout, and monitoring for possible problems and […]

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Setting up Amazon Managed Grafana cross-account data source using customer managed IAM roles

Amazon Managed Grafana is a fully managed and secure data visualization service for open source Grafana that enables customers to instantly query, correlate, and visualize operational metrics, logs, and traces for their applications from multiple data sources. Amazon Managed Grafana integrates with multiple Amazon Web Services (AWS) security services, and supports AWS Single Sign-On (AWS […]

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Building a series deletion API in Cortex

In this post, Ilan Gofman, an intern on the Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus team, shares his experience of designing and implementing the series deletion feature inside of the Cortex open source project. This new API will provide the ability to delete series from Cortex using the blocks storage engine. This blog post details the […]

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AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry 0.12 adds metrics support for AWS Lambda, Amazon ECS on EC2 metrics, and Amazon EKS metrics in Amazon Managed Prometheus (Preview)

AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT) 0.12.0 is now available. You can download the latest ADOT Collector image from the Amazon Elastic Container Registry (Amazon ECR) Public Gallery. Release highlights Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) Infrastructure metrics and trace collection: Enhanced support in the Collector for gathering Amazon EKS infrastructure metrics and traces. This discovery […]

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Best practices for migrating self-hosted Prometheus on Amazon EKS to Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus

With Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers adopting Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus (AMP) on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS), we often see requests for information regarding best practices to follow when moving self-managed Prometheus on Amazon EKS to AMP. In this article, we’ll examine those best practices, with a focus on the five pillars […]

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Using AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry Collector for cross-account metrics collection on Amazon ECS

In November 2020, we announced OpenTelemetry support on AWS with AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT), a secure, production-ready, AWS-supported distribution of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) OpenTelemetry project. With ADOT, you can instrument applications to send correlated metrics and traces to multiple AWS solutions, such as our Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus (AMP) and […]

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AWS One Observability Demo Workshop: What’s new with Prometheus, Grafana, and OpenTelemetry 

Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers a variety of observability services and tools to gain visibility and insights about your workload’s health and performance. For example, Amazon CloudWatch and AWS X-Ray offer a variety of features to collect, ingest, and perform operations on traces, metrics, and log data generated from workloads. Purpose-built solutions, such as CloudWatch […]

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