Advanced Grafana – Using Automatic Intervals

Grafana is a great visualization and dashboarding tool that works against a Graphite or an InfluxDB backend. If you are using graphite without a visualization tool then go through this Grafana Tutorial to see exactly how it can enhance your monitoring experience. I’m going to assume you know the basics: how to create a new dashboard […]

Auto Scaling 90min.com

* Note: This blog post was also published on 90min’s tech blog. For the past few months we’ve been working on a project to migrate 90min.com‘s infrastructure to a fully automated auto-scaling one. In the following article you’ll join me in the long journey we had: From designing the auto-scaling pipeline, through modifications we had to make […]

Getting the best out of Logstash for Nginx

Note: If you’re not familiar with Logstash, please watch the introduction video to get the hang of inputs, filters and outputs and how they operate within Logstash. I do assume you have the basic knowledge about Logstash in this tutorial. Logstash was really a game changer to our monitoring capabilities at FTBpro.com. We’re using it […]