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Monitoring the Universe & Beyond: Our 2022 in Review

by Jean-Jerome Schmidt-Soisson on Jan 25, 2023

This ‘VictoriaMetrics 2022 Momentum Milestones’ blog post provides a summary of this year’s main achievements with our top features, blogs and talks.

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Monitoring benchmark: how to generate 100 million samples/s of production-like data

by Roman Khavronenko on Jan 16, 2023

One of the latest benchmarks we made was ‘VictoriaMetrics: scaling to 100 million metrics per second’. While the fact of such scale for VictoriaMetrics is noteworthy on its own, the benchmark tool used to generate that load is usually overlooked. In this blog post I’ll explain in more details the challenge of running such benchmarks.

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Latest updates about backup components of VictoriaMetrics

by Zakhar Besarab on Jan 9, 2023

An overview on latest features added in VictoriaMetrics backup components.

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Meet the VictoriaMetrics team at KubeCon NA, OSMC & OSA Con 2022

by Jean-Jerome Schmidt-Soisson on Oct 23, 2022

We’re participating in three conferences until the end of the year as sponsors and speakers: KubeCon NA, OSMC & OSA Con 2022. This blog outlines our participation at each one of them with details on how to meet us or listen to our talks.

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Cardinality explorer

by Dmytro Kozlov on Oct 4, 2022

In monitoring, the term cardinality defines the number of unique time series stored in TSDB. The higher is cardinality, the more resources are usually required for metrics processing and querying. Let’s see how Cardinality explorer can help us here.

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VictoriaMetrics Monitoring

by Roman Khavronenko on Sep 22, 2022

VictoriaMetrics is a monitoring solution. It was designed to collect and process telemetry from many systems, provide a retrospective view, and forecast metrics for capacity planning. But what about monitoring VictoriaMetrics itself?

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Grafana Mimir and VictoriaMetrics: performance tests

by Roman Khavronenko / Nikolay Khramchikhin on Sep 9, 2022

Benchmarking VictoriaMetrics and Grafana Mimir on the same hardware

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How to Decommission a vmstorage Node from a VictoriaMetrics Cluster

by Artem Navoiev on Aug 4, 2022

An article about how to remove a storage node from a VictoriaMetrics cluster gracefully

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How to Choose a Scalable Open Source Time Series Database: The Cost of Scale

by Jean-Jerome Schmidt-Soisson / Roman Khavronenko on May 16, 2022

When looking for a most scalable open source time series database, what are the criteria to care about? Read this blog to get our recommendations.

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vmagent High-Availability Examples

by Yurii Kravets on May 10, 2022

Three examples of vmagent high-availability setup for pull and push models

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