Manage Across Clouds

October 2, 2018

Configuring Fluentbit on VKE for AWS Elasticsearch

As noted in one of my earlier blogs, one of the key issues with managing Kubernetes is observability. Observability is the ability to gain insight into multiple data points/sets from the Kubernetes cluster and analyze this data in resolving issues. As review, observability for the cluster and application covers three…

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August 14, 2018

Installing Prometheus and Grafana on VMware Kubernetes Engine

This post was coauthored by Bill Shetti.   There are several quoted variations of “You can’t ___ what you can’t measure” being referenced ad nauseum in both business and technological contexts across the internet. Among the adherents to this shifting mantra appears to be the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, which began…

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August 6, 2018

Monitoring VMware Kubernetes Engine and Application Metrics with Wavefront

Monitoring is a cornerstone of the process of characterizing, analyzing, and optimizing applications. As an increasing number of applications either move to or are built atop container technologies, the challenges of monitoring these ephemeral workloads become a greater part of the operational burden for application developers and operators.

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