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21 July 2021

A developer's first look at M3

One of the newest products on the Aiven platform is M3. As a distributed time series database it's ideal for storing the ever-growing number of data points that we collect in—and about—modern applications. Read developer advocate Lorna Mitchell's first impressions about M3, and how it could be useful for you.

Lorna
15 July 2021|By

Time series or event data? Get less confused

19 May 2021|By

M3 vs other time series databases

30 April 2021

5+1 reasons to extend your Prometheus with M3

Prometheus is a great open source monitoring and alerting application for collecting real-time metrics in a time series database. But not even Prometheus is perfect for every use case. In this article, we'll explore some ways that Prometheus struggles, and propose an extended solution. Dive in!

Auri
24 February 2021

How to choose a time series database: 7+3 considerations

With the rise of IoT and the increasing need for real-time data, the offering and the demand for time series databases has been steadily increasing. Read our post to get an overview of some of the main issues to consider.

Auri

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