When the amount of metrics increases, and a need for them to be stored for a long time appears, a scalable storage solution becomes essential.
ClickHouse is a powerful and scalable backend solution for Prometheus that solves long-term storage issues and can handle large volumes of time-series data with remarkable speed and efficiency.
During this talk, we will explore the pros and cons of using ClickHouse for this task. We will dive into the architecture, implementation options and best practices, and finally answer the question when ClickHouse is the preferred choice as Prometheus backend-solution, as well as when it's not worth experimenting when there are already time-tested and community-approved solutionsKey Takeaways:
- Understanding when a separate long-term storages becomes essential.
- Considering pros and cons of clickhouse, comparing it to other solutions.
- Practical tips to build an architecture that meets modern requirements.
- Performance results.