Prometheus is a monitoring system and time series database that is especially well-suited for monitoring dynamic cloud environments. With a powerful data model and query language as well as integrated alerting and service discovery support, Prometheus allows you to gain better insight into your systems and services and define more precise and meaningful alerts.
This course leads new Prometheus users through many of its major features, best practices, and use cases. Course participants are expected to have basic experience with Linux/Unix system administration, as well as some development experience in Go and/or Python.
To get the most out of this course, you should have:
- Basic experience with Linux/Unix system administration
- Familiarity with common shell commands, such as ls, cd, curl, etc.
- Some knowledge and/or development experience in Go and Python
- Some experience working with Kubernetes