If you don’t have time to read the entire article and want to know the core of this post. Find the quick read 👇


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If you don’t have time to read but want to know the core of this post. Find the quick read and comics 👇


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If you don’t have time to read but want to know the crust of this post. Find the quick read 👇


In this post, we will see how to install Loki and Promtail in Ubuntu to visualize the logs in Grafana. But before that, we will see what is Loki and why we need it.

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What we are going to do


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Overview

In this post, we will see how to upgrade Grafana to the latest version in Ubuntu

Objectives

  1. What is Grafana
  2. What’s new in Grafana v8.0
  3. Database Backup
  4. Upgrade Grafana
  5. Updating Plugins
  6. Restart grafana-server

1. What is Grafana

Grafana is an open-source visualization tool. It does not store data but consumes data sources to create real-time graphs displayed on custom dashboards.

The data source includes InfluxDB, Prometheus, Graphite, CloudWatch, and more.


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Overview

In the previous post, we have seen what is Time-series database, what is TICK stack, how to install TICK Stack in both local and VM instances, and visualized the system metrics in Chronograf.

In this post, we will write our own plugin which will collect metrics from Youtube

Objectives

  1. Intro about Telegraf Plugin Architecture
  2. Download GoLang and clone the Telegraf repository
  3. Create a custom Telegraf input plugin to collect Youtube Statistics
  4. Create a dashboard to visualize the Youtube statistics
  5. Create a dropdown menu to change the values dynamically

1. Intro about Telegraf Plugin Architecture

Telegraf is a server-based agent that collects metrics from inputs-applications, databases, message queues…


Overview

Now we are in the digital age where every second produces data a.k.a. information from your phone, the video you watch, the food you order, the car you drive, the sensor you touch, and of course the article which you read right now everything counts in the digital age. Every small thing counts on :)

So what we do with these pieces of information? To create a better future we use this information.

Okay so, what does the title InfluxDB meant and what is the benefit that i will get by reading this article?

If that’s the question that comes…


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Overview

In this post, we will see how to connect a 3G Dongle in Raspberry Pi4 which has Ubuntu 20.4 LTS OS installed

Objectives

  1. What is Raspberry Pi
  2. What is Sakis3G
  3. What is SSH
  4. Connect Raspberry Pi in headless mode
  5. Install usb-modeswitch and PPP
  6. Copy Sakis3G and make it single executable
  7. Connect the 3G Dongle using Sakis3G

Prerequisites

  1. Raspberry Pi4 — (Ubuntu 20.4 LTS OS installed)
  2. 3G Dongle (The Dongle which i am having is Huawei 3533 Modem)
  3. Network connection

1. What is Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi is a low cost, credit-card sized computer which enables people of all ages to explore computing, and to learn how…


Overview

In this post, we will learn how to check the Twilio Balance using Apps Script and send an email to the user when the threshold level meets.

But Twilio already sends an email when the balance reaches $5 then why do we need this script?

If that was the question that runs through your mind means think of this scenario what would you do if your client asks you to send an email when Twilio balance reaches $10 instead of $5. You cannot check every day then what you can do?

Automate it by writing a script using Apps Script

Objectives


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Few years ago i had some weird questions to myself like

  • What would happen if the transportation gets stopped for a day/month
  • What would happen if all of us stays at home without going out
  • I need to attend all the events which take place all over the world but with a condition, I shouldn’t travel

And yes all of my questions were answered by COVID and it’s cascading effects throughout 2020 and still waiting for more answers :)

Let’s begin with the third point which i have mentioned earlier about the events.

When the cascading effects of COVID start…

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