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Taking Advantage of Deadman's Switch in Prometheus

When building systems, monitoring is extremely important to know the health of your system. Be it a car, with its basic engine light, a server that checks that a process is running, or a complicated distributed system that ensures things are happening within acceptable latencies.

Monitor external services with the prometheus operator

Using the Prometheus Operator, the general way we define what targets should be scraped is using a ServiceMonitor This works great for services that are running in your cluster and already have a service definition.