Monitoring Infrastructure: Simple guide to install Prometheus

There are plenty of Open-Source monitoring solutions available & we have also discussed many of those monitoring solutions on our website like Nagios, Zabbix, OMD, Glances, etc. In this tutorial, we are going to discuss another open-source monitoring tool. Actually, it’s not a single tool but a combination of many tools.

So tools that we are discussing are Prometheus, Node Exporter & Grafana. In this tutorial, we will discuss how we can install Prometheus, Grafana & node exporter but first, let’s discuss briefly the tools first,

Prometheus: It is a very lightweight monitoring application that provides real-time event monitoring & alerting. It records real-time metrics in a time series database built using an HTTP pull model, with flexible queries and real-time alerting.