Prometheus is a combination of monitoring tool and time-series database
that I have come to appreciate highly over the last few months. This article
demonstrates how Prometheus can be used to visualize and monitor various web
server metrics without changing the configuration of the web server itself.
After a while, manually deploying my tiny site got a little tedious. As a solution, I decided to automate this deployment using TYPO3 Surf. Since I’m also working with Surf on the job, that task was not too difficult for me. However, the first version of my deployment script did not really “feel” good (you know that feeling when you have built something that works well, but just doesn’t “feel” good, don’t you?):