Alex Koutmos' Blog

In my first blog post I cover how to package an Elixir 1.9 release within a Docker container using multi-stage builds. I also go over introspecting the running app with observer_cli. Check it out!


In this blog post I cover how to add error monitoring to your Elixir+Phoenix application using Sentry. Check it out!


Ever wondered how to use Prometheus and PostGIS within your Phoenix application? Check out Part 1 of my 2 part series:


Part 2 of the Prometheus+PostGIS+Phoenix series is now published. Check it out if you want to learn how to make cool dashboards like the one below.


Really liked going through this! Very well explained. The stress tester with the erlang modules was a sweet surprise :wink:

I would love a Prometheus and Grafana deep dive! Hope I’m not alone here :grin:

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Glad you enjoyed the tutorial :smiley:. I’ll be releasing my next post later this week on RabbitMQ+Broadway. I’ll put something in the queue for Prom and Grafana though. Stay tuned!

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In this blog post I cover how to setup RabbitMQ along side Broadway to create a powerful yet simple data processing pipeline. Check out Part 1!


Part 2 of my RabbitMQ + Broadway series is up on my blog at

Check it out and learn how to use RabbitMQ+Broadway and monitor your pipeline with Prometheus and Grafana!

You’ll have to scroll all the way to the bottom to see the trend data on HackerNews for Elixir and Erlang :smiley: