Design Documents

See the repository to see all the past and current proposals for the Prometheus Ecosystem.

If you are interested in creating a new proposal, read our proposal process.

Problem statements and exploratory documents

Sometimes we're looking even further into potential futures. The documents in this section are largely exploratory. They should be taken as informing our collective thoughts, not as anything concrete or specific.

Document Initial date
Prometheus is not feature complete 2020-05
Thoughts about timestamps and durations in PromQL 2020-10
Prometheus, OpenMetrics & OTLP 2021-03
Prometheus Sparse Histograms and PromQL 2021-10
Quoting Prometheus names 2023-01

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