Setting up application monitoring is often an afterthought, and in the speaker's opinion can be a bit overwhelming to get started with. What is a metric? What is a gauge? What is a counter? What's that upper 90 metric you have up on your dashboard? And what all metrics should I monitor?
This talk aims to get you started on the monitoring journey in Python. In addition to clearing up some of the jargon, we will look at statsd and prometheus monitoring systems and how to integrate our applications with these.
Without the numbers, we are really flying blind!