How To Empty the Cache in Prometheus Using Curl

Author: , May 7th, 2020

I wanted to empty the time series data cache from the Prometheus server to start clean. The best practice is to use the administrative HTTP API via curl. For example, to clear all data for job mysqld as defined in the prometheus.yml configuration file:

If you want to delete ALL data from Prometheus, then […]

How To Empty the Email Queue in Postfix

Author: , July 11th, 2013

postsuper -d ALL

How To Fix An Empty Trash Hang With High CPU Locum On MacOSX

Author: , February 16th, 2011

If you go to empty the Trash on MacOSX and it hangs, check to see if Locum is running and using most of your CPU cycles. If so, you may have the “Empty Trash Securely” option set in Finder Preferences -> Advanced. Uncheck the box and try again… Not sure of the root cause yet, […]