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Alligator Is a Prometheus Monitoring Agent: Everything You Need to Know About Itby@amoshi
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Alligator Is a Prometheus Monitoring Agent: Everything You Need to Know About It

by Kashintsev Georgii13mMarch 25th, 2024
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Alligator is a distributed unit of infrastructure. It can provide information about FreeBSD and Linux operating systems. It also supports metrics transmission to Clickhouse, InfluxDB, and Prometheus. The main interface of Alligator is OpenMetrics. It connects with spreading Prometheus as a monitoring system in many infrastructures. However, the Prometheus ecosystem has some problems. First of all - the specialized and simplified agents. Every service on the host needs a specialized exporter. This is the reason for having a lot of exporters per host (like a node_exporter, redis_exporter, sentinel_exporter, and so on).
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I am a developer of open source. I have been an SRE for the last 10 years, of which I have been a team leader 5 years.

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I am a developer of open source. I have been an SRE for the last 10 years, of which I have been a team leader 5 years.

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