Sending metrics to MetricFire

Learn the best ways to send metrics to MetricFire, and get your metrics into our platform in minutes.

Grafana vs Chronograf: Pricing

See Grafana vs. Chronograf on pricing, features, and overall function of the products.

Remote Prometheus Monitoring using Thanos

See a full tutorial on remote Prometheus monitoring with Thanos. Use Hosted Prometheus by MetricFire, and off load your remote monitoring.

Tableau Review: Tableau vs MetricFire

A 2020 review of Tableau, including a comparison of Tableau vs. MetricFire on pricing, features, and customer reviews.

Migrating to TimescaleDB

MetricFire is moving our backend to TimescaleDB, hosted on AWS. This will improve latency, uptime, and allow querying via PostgresQL.

Monitoring Kubernetes with Hosted Graphite by MetricFire

See a tutorial on how to pull Kubernetes metrics directly from your cluster into MetricFire's Hosted Graphite and Grafana dashboards.

How to Reduce Your AWS Costs

Dive deep into AWS costs and see how MetricFire can reduce your CloudWatch spend by more than 50% by scaling custom metrics at a low cost.

StatsD: What Is It and How To Monitor It

StatsD is a light-weight text-based protocol in which data is aggregated and stored outside of the application. Then you can import the data to a visualization system such as MetricFire.

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