Ask questionsIs it possible for VictoriaMetrics to substitue Prometheus+Pushgateway?

Im currently using Prometheus with a pushgateway where I have some batch jobs and other scripts that push stats/data to push gateway, which gets propagated to prometheus (prometheus pulls data from here). Im exploring VictoriaMetrics as it provides additional promQL operations that pure prometheus doesn't and my setup is following: script/batchjob -> pushgateway <- prometheus -> VictoriaMetrics

Im wondering if its possible to just get rid of both pushgateway and prometheus and have my batchjob/script directly interface with VictoriaMetrics?


Answer questions ledmonster

@valyala Thank you for providing an exciting module. Does vmagent support Pushgateway protocol now? Or do you have a plan to support it in near future?

If vmagent doesn't support pushgateway protocol, I'm considering that convert pushgateway protocol to Prometheus remote_write protocol and push it to vmagent. Do you think does it feasible? Are there any library to do so?

Also, is it okay to push metrics to VictoriaMetrics directly without vmagent?

Sorry for asking many questions, thanks.


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