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Control Prometheus metrics usage

This guide will help you analyze and reduce your Prometheus metrics usage.

You can identify high-cardinality metrics in multiple ways:

If you have more than 100,000 active series, you should use the Prometheus API.

If you already know which high-cardinality metrics and labels you want to whitelist or drop, please consult:

To learn how to reduce your DPM by scraping less frequently (increasing the scrape_interval parameter), please see: