Monitoring OpenShift Health and Application performance in Splunk

Monitoring OpenShift Health and Application performance in Splunk

  This is a guest post by Olga Chernysheva, co-founder of Outcold Solutions. Outcold Solutions provide solutions for monitoring Red Hat OpenShift clusters in Splunk Enterprise and Splunk Cloud. We are helping businesses to reduce complexity related to logging and monitoring by providing an easier-to-use solution. With the power of Splunk Enterprise and Splunk Cloud, […]

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Thanos: long-term storage for your Prometheus Metrics on OpenShift

Thanos: long-term storage for your Prometheus Metrics on OpenShift

Thanos is a project that turns your Prometheus installation into a highly available metric system with unlimited storage capacity. From a very high-level view, it does this by deploying a sidecar to Prometheus, which uploads the data blocks to any object storage. A store component downloads the blocks again and makes them accessible to a […]

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Intelligence and Security for Container-Based Applications through Avi Networks and OpenShift

Intelligence and Security for Container-Based Applications through Avi Networks and OpenShift

In the final post of this series I will provide an overview of the intelligence and analytics capabilities of the OpenShift and Avi Networks solution. Visibility and trust are critically important for deploying containerized workloads, and Avi Networks brings improved monitoring and analytics tools to the OpenShift ecosystem. Monitoring/Analytics Application owners and operators need to […]

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Distributed Services Fabric for Container-Based Applications Powered by Avi Network

Distributed Services Fabric for Container-Based Applications Powered by Avi Network

In the first blog post of this series I discussed the challenge and requirements for providing application services to container-based applications and introduced the Avi Networks distributed services fabric. In this post I will highlight many of the performance and automation benefits of using the integrated OpenShift and Avi Networks solution. Scale and Performance Avi […]

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Challenges and Requirements for Container-Based Applications and Application Services

Challenges and Requirements for Container-Based Applications and Application Services

Enterprises using container-based applications require a scalable, battle-tested, and robust services fabric to deploy business-critical workloads in production environments. Services such as traffic management (load balancing within a cluster and across clusters/regions), service discovery, monitoring/analytics, and security are a critical component of an application deployment framework. This blog post provides an overview of the challenges […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL #38 – A Beginner’s Guide to Kubernetes

[Podcast] PodCTL #38 - A Beginner's Guide to Kubernetes

Kubernetes community now has 10 releases (2.5yrs) of software and experience. We just finished KubeCon Copenhagen, OpenShift Commons Gathering and Red Hat Summit and we heard lots of companies talk about their deployments and journeys. But many of them took a while (12-18) months to get to where they are today. This feels like the […]

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Prometheus Alerts on OpenShift

Prometheus Alerts on OpenShift

Configure Openshift Prometheus to send email alerts and the Grafana dashboard to show basic metrics in this guide and experience for yourself the Prometheus enterprise monitoring tool, one of the most used CNCF projects in production.

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