Instrumenting Rails with Prometheus

1 · Sam · Feb. 2, 2018, 2:45 a.m.
People following me have occasionally seen me post graphs like this: image.png1400×391 74.2 KB Usually people leave this type of instrumentation and graphing to NewRelic and Skylight. However, at our scale we find it extremely beneficial to have instrumentation, graphing and monitoring local cause we are in the business of hosting, this is a central part of our job. Over the past few years Prometheus has emerged as one of the leading options for gathering metrics and alerting. However, sadly, ...