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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.

Ory Oathkeeper: Identity and Access Proxy Server

Ory has a great ecosystem of products when it comes to authentication and authorization. Ory Oathkeeper is an stateless Identity and Access Proxy server.

It is capable of acting as a reverse-proxy as well as a decision maker and policy enforcer for other proxy servers.

In today's application development world, if you're operating on HTTP layer, Ory Oathkeeper has a lot to offer to you.

Stick around to find out how.

Ory Kratos: Headless Authentication, Identity and User Management

Authentication flows are quite common in the modern day software development. What we want from one authentication has a lot of overlapping funcionality with what our other applications need. Even across different industries, you can still see the same patterns apply when it comes to Identity and User Management.

Ory Kratos solves all that user management under one umbrella of identity server, providing a clean headless API that you can ship your own UI with. It empowers you to customize the frontend, while preserving the ever-common backend that is backed by the robust SQL database.

In this blog post, we will cover the introduction and basics of Ory Kratos, as well as the steps and guides to write your integration client.

If you've always wanted to stop reinventing the wheel, reduce code duplication and to follow security best practices, then Ory Kratos and this blog post is for you!