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Unlocking the Power of VictoriaMetrics: A Prometheus Alternative

One of the main tasks of an operations team in any organization is to provide a solid and robust monitoring solution for the platform, the application, and the entire infrastructure.

Monitoring enables business owners to understand how their applications behave in a production setup, how to optimize it, and how to proactively fine-tune & forecast the future growth of the platform.

In this blog post, we will explore what Victoria Metrics has to offer, how to set it up and configure it to work as a drop-in replacement for Prometheus and a datastore for Grafana.

Integration Testing with GitHub Actions

GitHub Actions is a great CI/CD tool to automate the daily operations of your application lifecycle in many ways. It comes with a lot of features out of the box and even the ones that are missing are wholeheartedly provided by the community.

There are many great and brilliant engineers working daily to provide a fantastic experience for the rest of us.

In this blog post, you will learn how to perform your integration testing using GitHub Actions with all its dependencies and services spun up beforehand.

Stick around till the end to find out how.