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How to setup monitoring for Boost services
Boost provides multiple metrics for monitoring the services and APIs. All the metrics are emitted in Prometheus format and can be used to monitor and identify bottlenecks.
Apart from the prometheus metrics, all Boost services also provides tracing spans. These tracing spans can be useful to debug the bottleneck and low performance sections of the execution. You can enable tracing using
The default URL to export tracing is http://tempo:14268/api/traces, which is not correct outside of a Kubernetes or docker environment. Users must set
--tracing-endpointflag to correct IP/Hostname pointing to their
By default, Boost ships a fully configured monitoring stack. This monitoring stack can be deployed on docker and allows storage provider to get started with monitoring in less than 10 minutes. We highly recommend using this stack to monitor your Boost services unless you are familiar with how to setup monitoring manually and create dashboards.