Introducing ThanosCon in Paris KubeCon EU 2024!

Written by The Thanos Team and published on Nov 20, 2023

Hello Thanos Community! 👋 Through recent years, the Thanos project has grown tremendously as an open-source scalable monitoring project based on Prometheus. Not only technically as a project, where we are continuously innovating on how to store and query metrics more efficiently, but also as a community with an ever-growing base of users, evident in our Slack channels, Docker pulls and (obviously!

Aiven’s Journey to Thanos from M3DB

Written by Jonah Kowall (, Michael Hoffmann (, Alexander Rickardsson ( and published on Jun 27, 2023

About Aiven Aiven is a cloud-native data infrastructure platform that provides fully managed open source database, streaming, and analytics services on 11 clouds and over 150 regions. Aiven offers open source products including PostgreSQL, MySQL, ClickHouse, Cassandra, M3, InfluxDB, along with streaming platforms such as Kafka and Flink. Aiven has a major investment in upstream contributions not altering the true open source solutions which are offered making Aiven the open source data platform for everyone.

LFX Mentorship: Thanos Query Observability

Written by Pradyumna Krishna and published on Jun 06, 2023

Hello everyone, my name is Pradyumna Krishna and I was contributing to Thanos as a part of the LFX mentorship programme. I was working on adding Query Execution Observability to the Thanos PromQL engine and Thanos project itself. I am going to share my experience and provide insights into the project.

Thanos at Medallia: A Hybrid Architecture Scaled to Support 1 Billion+ Series Across 40+ Data Centers

Written by Anugrah Vijay and Vic Thomas and published on Nov 09, 2022

Disclaimers Anugrah and Vic are Medallia employees. However, the opinions expressed here are their own, and not necessarily endorsed by Medallia or their co-workers. References to “we” in this article pertain either to Anugrah and Vic specifically or to generalized experiences of the observability engineering team at Medallia. Introduction At Medallia, we successfully operate a hybrid Thanos architecture that allows our users to experience high-performance queries of software and infrastructure metrics generated across 10 large colocation data centers and 30+ small virtual data centers via a single pane of glass.

Welcome to Thanos Blog Space!

Written by Thanos Team and published on Nov 07, 2022

Welcome 👋🏼 This space was created for the Thanos community to share learnings, insights, best practices and cool things to the world. If you are interested in contributing relevant content to Thanos blog, feel free to add Pull Request (PR) to Thanos repo’s blog directory. See ya there! PS: For Prometheus specific content, consider contributing to Prometheus blog space by creating PR to Prometheus docs repo.