Lessons Learned Building a Global Synthetic Monitoring System

Wednesday, December 07, 2022 - 4:30 pm5:00 pm AEDT

Surajnath Sidh, Grafana Labs


In this talk, I will share lessons learned while building, deploying, and operating a global network of black box monitoring probes built using blackbox exporter as the core of the system.

I will also talk about design choices we made, evolved the deployment and rollout process of probes using RKE, and security practices used to secure the probes.

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@conference {284937,
author = {Surajnath Sidh},
title = {Lessons Learned Building a Global Synthetic Monitoring System},
year = {2022},
address = {Sydney},
publisher = {USENIX Association},
month = dec,

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