How to Monitor YugabyteDB with Prometheus on Docker?
Observability is absolutely vital to operating business-critical data infrastructure at scale. This is why observability is not an afterthought in the YugabyteDB architecture. Every layer of YugabyteDB exposes metrics in the Prometheus format at the /prometheus-metrics endpoint. Given that Prometheus is essentially the de-facto standard for build-your-own infrastructure monitoring and alerting, you can get started with monitoring YugabyteDB in almost no time.
This post details how to install and configure both YugabyteDB and Prometheus on Docker so that you can run simple queries on the Prometheus UI.