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The BSL is a short-term fix: Why we choose open source

by Aliaksandr Valialkin on Sep 8, 2023

In this blog post, we’ll explain the controversy over the BSL, and why we believe remaining open source helps businesses remain sustainable for the long-term.

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Why we generate & collect logs: About the usability & cost of modern logging systems

by Aliaksandr Valialkin on Aug 1, 2023

This blog post looks at what logs are and why they matter, why logs are generated and collected as well as at the costs associated with that. It also provides details on why VictoriaLogs should be considered over similar solutions.

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Q2 Round Up: Roadmap Review & Q3 2023 Look Ahead

by Jean-Jerome Schmidt-Soisson on Jul 12, 2023

Read about our Q2 achievements in 2023, the roadmap for VictoriaMetrics, the launch of VictoriaLogs, and more!

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VictoriaMetrics bolsters move from monitoring to observability with VictoriaLogs release

by Jean-Jerome Schmidt-Soisson on Jun 22, 2023

Read the announcement blog about the release of VictoriaLogs, our new open source logs management solution.

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Never-firing alerts: What they are and how to deal with them

by Roman Khavronenko on May 19, 2023

Read how vmalert helps to find alerting rules which don’t match any time series. Such rules will never fire and only trick users with a false sense of protection.

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How to use VictoriaMetrics for monitoring with Netdata Agent

by Zakhar Besarab on May 8, 2023

How to set up VictoriaMetrics as long-term storage for Netdata Agent metrics

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Releasing Graphite Query Language in Open Source VictoriaMetrics

by Jean-Jerome Schmidt-Soisson on Apr 19, 2023

We are releasing Graphite Query Language in open source VictoriaMetrics starting with VictoriaMetrics v1.90 - i.e. we’re open sourcing Graphite Query Language in VictoriaMetrics.

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Q1 Roadmap Review & Q2 2023 Look Ahead

by Jean-Jerome Schmidt-Soisson on Apr 19, 2023

Read about our early achievements in 2023, the roadmap for VictoriaMetrics, initial details on the upcoming VictoriaLogs, as well as where to find our team in the coming weeks.

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Save network costs with VictoriaMetrics remote write protocol

by Aliaksandr Valialkin on Mar 8, 2023

Save network bandwidth costs when transferring data to VictoriaMetrics starting from v1.88

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24th of February 2023 - Statement

by Jean-Jerome Schmidt-Soisson on Feb 24, 2023

War is a crime, and we unequivocally condemn Russia’s actions - please read our full statement below. We will stick to these principles until Ukraine achieves victory and beyond

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