Prometheus: Apache Exporter – Install and Config – Ubuntu, CentOS

What is Apache Exporter? Apache Exporter is a Prometheus exporter for Apache metrics that exports Apache server status reports generated by mod_status with the URL of In this article I’ll show how create Apache server status page, how to build Apache Exporter with go get and how to configure it using a systemd service […]

Prometheus: Delete Time Series Metrics

Sometimes you may want to delete some metrics from Prometheus if those metrics are unwanted or you just need to free up some disk space. Time series in Prometheus can be deleted over administrative HTTP API only (disabled by default). To enabled it, pass –web.enable-admin-api flag to Prometheus through start-up script or docker-compose file, depending […]

Prometheus Monitoring: Install using Docker – Ubuntu, CentOS

What is Prometheus? Prometheus is an open-source monitoring and alerting software written in Go. It collects metrics from configured targets and stores them in a local time series database. Prometheus can run rules over collected data to either aggregate and record new time series from existing data or generate alerts. To visualize the collected data […]