Monitoring RDS instances through Prometheus

Up until now we’ve been monitoring our managed RDS instances through Icinga, which has been working great. But for Kubernetes customers, we’ve been relying on Prometheus more and more to monitor external services, as well as the cluster itself. So it just makes sense that we also monitor RDS instances through it.

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Improved Slack notifications for Prometheus alerts

We’re updating the format of our monitoring Slack messages. As you already know, all the alerts produced by your Kubernetes clusters show up in Slack. The goal is to provide visibility on what’s going on in your infrstructure and application, and to improve the response time of alerts.

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