Monitor Service Proxies with Prometheus

Membrane Service Proxy collects statistics for your services proxies. These statistics can be made available with Membranes Prometheus interceptor. The collected statistics are consumable by the Prometheus ecosystem out of the box.

order_api_code_200_count 18
order_api_code_200_min 3 ms
order_api_code_200_max 60 ms
order_api_code_200_avg 26.778 ms

Listing 1: Prometheus interceptor output

Listing 1 shows an example output of the Prometheus interceptor.

Setup Prometheus Monitoring

Setting up monitoring for Prometheus is easy. Have a look at the configuration in listing 2.

<api name="Prometheus Monitoring" port="8080">

Listing 2: Configuration to collect statistics

With this configuration monitoring data is served on localhost:8080/prometheus. The interceptor chain will not continue beyond this interceptor as it returns the collected data directly.