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In IP-based (Internet Protocol) network routers, Virtual routing and forwarding (VRF) is a technology that allows multiple instances of a routing table to exist in the same router at the same time. These multiple instances of a routing table are able to work simultaneously. This eliminated the need for multiple devices, as network paths are allowed to be segmented.
VRFs are also known to increase network security and improve network functionality due to the segregated traffic without requiring multiple routers. VRF can also be known as VPN routing. Internet service providers often create separate virtual private networks via VRFs, which can boost security by eliminating the need for encryption and authentication.
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 Routing and Forwarding and Prometheus with your monitoring system, sign up for a free trial with MetricFire. Talk with the MetricFire team about how to integrate Virtual Routing and Forwarding and Prometheus and get Virtual Routing and Forwarding and Prometheus interacting with your MetricFire dashboards directly.
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MetricFire offers users a complete ecosystem of end-to-end infrastructure monitoring, comprised of popular open-source monitoring software services: Graphite and popular dashboards. Plugins for many other open-source projects are preconfigured, such as StatsD, collectd, and Kubernetes. You get all these within a hosted environment as a single product. Not only does MetricFire fit well into the infrastructure monitoring use-case, such as network monitoring and server monitoring, but we also do application monitoring and business intelligence.
Through this hosted environment, MetricFire boosts the unique features of open-source projects to give you more functionality than the original products. Below are some of the MetricFire features at a glance:
The key thing to remember is that Hosted Graphite by MetricFire is more than just Graphite. Our Hosted Graphite product actually adds data dimensionality and better data storage.
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