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A virtual local area network (VLAN) logically segments a LAN into different broadcast domains. A broadcast domain is divided and secluded in a computer network at the data link layer (OSI layer 2). This allows for network administrators to group hosts together. This is possible even if the hosts are not directly connected to the same network switch and are even in different locations.
If devices must be kept separated but need to share the cabling of a physical network, VLANs are used. This prevents these devices directly interacting and colliding with one another. An example of VLANs being used is by Internet hosting services. To separate customers' private zones from one other these internet hosting services use VLANs. This allows for each customer's servers to be in a single network segment, not being reliant on where the individual servers are located within the data center.
Prometheus an open-source systems monitoring and alerting software. It was originally built at SoundCloud in 2012, and now has a very active developer and user community. Prometheus records real-time metrics in a time series database. It is built using a http pull model and has a flexible query language (PromQL) with real-time alerting. The Prometheus server actively pulls (scrapes) metrics from applications it monitors. This is in contrast to other tools such as Graphite, which passively waits for the applications to push their metrics.
Prometheus is composed of multiple components, such as; The Prometheus Server, Client Libraries and Exporters, Push Gateway, Alertmanager, and various support tools. MetricFire's Hosted Prometheus is maintained, updated, and hosted for ultimate ease of use. Setup is convenient and quick, which addresses common issues found with integrating and maintaining open source Prometheus.
To integrate Virtual Local Area Networks and Prometheus with your monitoring system, sign up for a free trial with MetricFire. Talk with the MetricFire team about how to integrate Virtual Local Area Networks and Prometheus and get Virtual Local Area Networks and Prometheus interacting with your MetricFire dashboards directly.
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