Cloud Scale Prometheus Monitoring

The first cloud-scale monitoring offering that delivers full Prometheus compatibility

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How It Works

The Sysdig Monitor and Sysdig backend are able to store and query Prometheus native metrics and labels. Additionally, users can use Sysdig in the same way that they use Prometheus. You can leverage Prometheus Query Language queries for dashboards and alerts, or the Prometheus API for scripted queries, as part of a DevOps workflow. This way, your investments in the Prometheus ecosystem can be preserved and extended while improving scale and security. Users can take advantage of the troubleshooting, correlation and support that we provide as part of Sysdig Monitor for a complete Prometheus monitoring solution.

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Sysdig Prometheus Monitoring Features


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Native metric collection for Prometheus monitoring

Automatically discover and collect Prometheus monitoring metrics in your environment to simplify visualization, alerting and analysis for your custom application metrics.

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Enterprise scale

Keep pace with the complexity of cloud-native development. Aggregate metrics from apps and exporters across clusters. Manage millions of time-series data sets with a single, horizontally scalable backend that is fully compatible with Prometheus. This enables users to have a single repository to query for troubleshooting and trend analysis.

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Troubleshooting performance

Easily correlate Prometheus monitoring metrics with other metric types, events from orchestrators like Kubernetes and more. This will help you understand the big picture of what's happening in your infrastructure, applications and services.

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PromQL support

Perform advanced metric queries and computation using the powerful open-source Prometheus Query Language (PromQL). Use PromQL to build dashboards, create alerts and extend Sysdig to other platforms like Grafana.

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Set alerts for Prometheus monitoring metrics and get automated notification of application issues across clusters, namespaces, containers, hosts or the entire environment. Send notifications to alerting systems like PagerDuty, Slack, VictorOps or webhooks. Trigger system captures for offline troubleshooting.

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Access Controls

Enable secure user authentication with industry-standard protocols including LDAP, Google Oauth, SAML and OpenID. Configure Sysdig Teams to isolate and secure resources with service-based access control. Add Sysdig Secure for even more powerful capabilities including image scanning, run-time protection, and forensics. is a growing curated catalog of Prometheus monitoring integrations that offers configuration, documentation and official customer support by Sysdig.


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“We have built so much around Prometheus and with Sysdig, we are able to really use those metrics. Sysdig’s support of Prometheus is unique, along with its support for PromQL.”

Bernd Malmqvist, Principal Container Platform Engineer, Worldpay


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