Promethues Interview Questions

Promethues Interview Questions



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What is Prometheus? What are some of Prometheus's main features?
                    

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Describe Prometheus architecture and components
                    

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Can you compare Prometheus to other solutions like InfluxDB for example?
                    

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What is an Alert?
                    

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Describe the following Prometheus components: * Prometheus server * Push Gateway * Alert Manager
Prometheus server responsible for scraping the storing the data
Push gateway is used for short-lived jobs
Alert manager is responsible for alerts ;)

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What is an Instance? What is a Job?
                    

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What core metrics types Prometheus supports?
                    

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What is an exporter? What is it used for?
                    

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Which Prometheus best practices are you familiar with?. Name at least three
                    

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How to get total requests in a given period of time?
                    
#### :star: Advanced
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How do you join two metrics?
                    

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How to write a query that returns the value of a label?
                    

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How do you convert cpu_user_seconds to cpu usage in percentage?