This description provides information about a repackaged open-source software product, Prometheus, for which additional charges apply for support and maintenance by AskforCloud LLC. Prometheus is introduced as an open-source systems monitoring and alerting toolkit that was originally developed at SoundCloud. Key points about Prometheus include:
Open Source: Prometheus is highlighted as being 100% open source and community-driven.
Licensing: The software is made available under the Apache 2 License on GitHub.
Metric Storage: Prometheus is designed to collect and store metrics as time series data. Metrics are recorded with timestamps and can include optional key-value pairs called labels.
Features: The description lists several notable features of Prometheus, including its multi-dimensional data model, PromQL query language for flexible querying, autonomy of single server nodes (no reliance on distributed storage), time series data collection via a pull model over HTTP, support for pushing time series data through an intermediary gateway, and the ability to discover monitoring targets via service discovery or static configuration. It also mentions support for multiple modes of graphing and dashboarding.
The disclaimer at the end of the description clarifies that the virtual machine offer contains free and open-source software, and trademarks mentioned are the exclusive property of their respective owners. Importantly, it notes that AskforCloud LLC does not offer a commercial license for Prometheus, and the software is instead licensed under the Apache License 2.0. Additionally, Prometheus is identified as a registered trademark of The Linux Foundation.
Users considering this product should be aware of the additional charges associated with support and maintenance by AskforCloud LLC and the open-source nature of Prometheus.