The Cloud Native Computing Foundation today officially graduated Prometheus from incubation, opening a new chapter in the popular open-source project’s evolution.
Prometheus is one of the most widely used systems for monitoring software container deployments. As such, the project has taken on an important role in the rise of containers, which are increasingly used to deploy applications because they’re lightweight and can easily move between different kinds of infrastructure.
Prometheus is only the second CNCF project to have graduated so far. The first was Kubernetes, the go-to framework for managing container environments. Prometheus integrates with the framework and was ranked as the most popular monitoring tool among users of the technology in a 2017 survey.
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