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Monitoring Key Systems with Prometheus Exporters

by Craig Golightly

Gathering metrics from a variety of systems is challenging if you do it all from scratch. This course will teach you how to load metrics from common systems into Prometheus using exporters so you can spend more time optimizing your applications.

What you'll learn

Leveraging existing technology can save you time and help you focus resources on the things that bring the most value to your organization. In this course, Monitoring Key Systems with Prometheus Exporters, you’ll learn how to leverage exporters to gather metrics into Prometheus. First, you’ll explore the exporter ecosystem and the Node exporter. Next, you’ll discover how to monitor database servers and network endpoints. Finally, you’ll learn how to use Prometheus to monitor a Kubernetes cluster. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Prometheus Exporters needed to pull metrics from multiple key systems into your Prometheus monitoring solution.

About the author

Craig is passionate about solving problems with the right tools. He has over 20 years of software development experience with large enterprises and small startups on everything from search engines to fighter jets. He has a bachelor's and master's degree in computer science with extensive experience in AWS, microservices, and artificial intelligence. Craig enjoys teaching and mentoring others so they can save time and accomplish their goals faster.

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