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An open source observability backend for metrics and traces powered by SQL
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What is Promscale?

It is an open source observability backend for metrics and traces powered by SQL. It's built on the robust and high-performance foundation of PostgreSQL and TimescaleDB. It has native support for Prometheus metrics and OpenTelemetry traces as well as many other formats like StatsD, Jaeger and Zipkin through the OpenTelemetry Collector and is 100% PromQL compliant. It's full SQL capabilities enable developers to correlate metrics, traces and also business data to derive new valuable insights not possible when data is siloed in different systems.
Promscale is a tool in the Monitoring Tools category of a tech stack.
Promscale is an open source tool with 1.3K GitHub stars and 157 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Promscale's open source repository on GitHub

Promscale Integrations

PostgreSQL, Prometheus, Jaeger, StatsD, and TimescaleDB are some of the popular tools that integrate with Promscale. Here's a list of all 7 tools that integrate with Promscale.

Promscale's Features

  • Rock-solid stability
  • Support for backfilling to ingest data from the past
  • Native support for Multi-Tenancy
  • High-availability
  • Horizontal scalability

Promscale Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Promscale?
Kibana is an open source (Apache Licensed), browser based analytics and search dashboard for Elasticsearch. Kibana is a snap to setup and start using. Kibana strives to be easy to get started with, while also being flexible and powerful, just like Elasticsearch.
Grafana is a general purpose dashboard and graph composer. It's focused on providing rich ways to visualize time series metrics, mainly though graphs but supports other ways to visualize data through a pluggable panel architecture. It currently has rich support for for Graphite, InfluxDB and OpenTSDB. But supports other data sources via plugins.
Prometheus is a systems and service monitoring system. It collects metrics from configured targets at given intervals, evaluates rule expressions, displays the results, and can trigger alerts if some condition is observed to be true.
Nagios is a host/service/network monitoring program written in C and released under the GNU General Public License.
Zabbix is a mature and effortless enterprise-class open source monitoring solution for network monitoring and application monitoring of millions of metrics.
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