Prometheus and OpenMetrics, with Richard Hartmann

Kubernetes Podcast from Google

Episode | Podcast

Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:36:30 +0000

<p>Richard Hartmann is a member of the Prometheus Team and the founder of the OpenMetrics project, which aims to replace SNMP with a modern format for transmitting metrics. He joins <a href="">your hosts</a> to discuss both projects, and how Cloud Native technology can improve the datacenter.</p> <p><em>No soup for you!</em> Do you have something cool to share? Some questions? Let us know:</p> <ul> <li>web: <a href=""></a></li> <li>mail: <a href=""></a></li> <li>twitter: <a href="">@kubernetespod</a></li> </ul> <h3 id="chatter-of-the-week">Chatter of the week</h3> <ul> <li><a href=""> Lego collecting delivers huge and uncorrelated market returns</a></li> </ul> <h3 id="news-of-the-week">News of the week</h3> <ul> <li><a href=""> Knative 0.3 released</a></li> <li><a href="">Service Mesh Day</a>; March 28-29, San Francisco</li> <li><a href="">FoundationDB Record Layer</a></li> <li><a href=""> Tumblr open sources Kubernetes tools</a></li> <li><a href="">gVisor presentation by Adin Scannel</a></li> <li><a href="">Aleksa Sarai on tar in oci</a></li> <li><a href=""> Detect overspending by measuring idle Kubernetes resources</a> <ul> <li><a href=""> Karl Stoney’s post on managing costs on Kubernetes</a></li> </ul> </li> <li><a href=""> SQL Server on GKE</a> and <a href=""> AlwaysOn Availability Groups</a></li> <li><a href=""> Namely’s Crash Course in Running Istio</a></li> <li><a href="">Kubernetes failure stories</a> <ul> <li><a href=""> Zalando</a></li> <li><a href=""> Target</a></li> </ul> </li> <li><a href=""> 9 security best practices</a></li> <li><a href=""> Google remains the top contributor to CNCF projects</a>, even if you were to remove Kubernetes!</li> </ul> <h3 id="links-from-the-interview">Links from the interview</h3> <ul> <li><a href=""></a> <ul> <li><a href="">Swiss Army Chainsaw</a></li> </ul> </li> <li><a href="">Prometheus</a> <ul> <li><a href=""> Built by ex-Googlers at Soundcloud</a></li> <li>Better than <a href="">MRTG</a> and <a href="">rrdtool</a></li> <li><a href="">Cortex</a>, <a href="">Thanos</a>, <a href=""> InfluxData</a> for persisting Prometheus data long-term</li> </ul> </li> <li>Manage multiple DCs</li> <li><a href="">Grafana</a> for visualising data <ul> <li><a href="">Variables</a> for templating</li> </ul> </li> <li><a href="">PromQL</a></li> <li><a href="">OpenMetrics</a> <ul> <li>A new Lingua Franca for monitoring and tracing that isn’t <a href="">SNMP</a> <ul> <li><a href="">Export SNMP to Prometheus format</a></li> </ul> </li> <li><a href=""> Transforming the Prometheus Exposition Format into a Global Standard</a>; Richard’s PromCon talk</li> <li>End goal: write an <a href="">RFC</a></li> <li><a href="">GitHub repo</a></li> <li><a href="">Prometheus 2.5 has experimental OpenMetrics support</a></li> </ul> </li> <li><a href=""> QUIC becomes HTTP/3</a></li> <li><a href="">Get involved with the Prometheus community</a></li> <li><a href="">Richard Hartmann on Twitter</a></li> </ul>