Join our sessions on Prometheus and Cortex at PromCon Online

Published: 14 Jul 2020

PromCon Online – the conference dedicated to the Prometheus monitoring system – kicks off today at 15:45 UTC. You can register (it’s free) and watch the sessions here.

Three Grafana Labs team members will be giving talks. Please tune in!

Sharing Is Caring: Leveraging Open Source to Improve Cortex & Thanos

Wednesday, July 15 @ 17:15 UTC

Grafana Labs' Marco Pracucci (Cortex maintainer) and Red Hat’s Bartłomiej Płotka (Thanos co-author) join forces to talk about how the two potentially competing CNCF projects have built a tight collaboration over the years. Originally designed with totally different approaches to the same goal of scaling Prometheus, the two projects started to learn from and even influence each other – thanks to open source.

TSDB: Year in Review

Thursday, July 16 @ 16:30 UTC

Prometheus maintainer Ganesh Vernekar gives an overview of the improvements and optimizations to TSDB, the Prometheus storage engine, made over the past year. These include: isolation, memory mapping of head chunks, and memory optimizations for loading blocks and compaction.

The Future of Prometheus and Its Ecosystem

Thursday, July 16 @ 17:15 UTC

Prometheus maintainer Richard ‘RichiH’ Hartmann will walk through what has happened since last PromCon, what’s in the immediate future, what last week’s Prometheus dev summit resulted in, and what that means for the ecosystem around Prometheus.

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