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OpenCensus Prometheus Exporter

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pip install opencensus-ext-prometheus


The OpenCensus Prometheus Stats Exporter allows users to export metrics to Prometheus monitoring solution. The API of this project is still evolving. The use of vendoring or a dependency management tool is recommended.

Prometheus Exporter Usage

Prometheus Import

from opencensus.ext.prometheus import stats_exporter as prometheus
from opencensus.stats import stats as stats_module

Prometheus Prerequisites

  • OpenCensus Python libraries require Python 2.7 or later.
  • Prometheus up and running.

Register the Prometheus exporter

stats = stats_module.stats
view_manager = stats.view_manager

exporter = prometheus.new_stats_exporter(prometheus.Options(namespace="<namespace>"))

Prometheus Code Reference

In the examples folder, you can find all the necessary steps to get the exporter, register a view, put tags on the measure, and see the values against the Prometheus monitoring tool.

For further details for the Prometheus implementation, see the folder prometheus/stats_exporter.

Path & File Short Description
contrib/opencensus-ext-prometheus/examples/ End to end example
contrib/opencensus-ext-prometheus/opencensus/ext/prometheus/stats_exporter/ Stats implementation for Prometheus


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