Meet the Red Hat Monitoring Team at KubeCon EU 2019

Meet the Red Hat Monitoring Team at KubeCon EU 2019

  KubeCon Barcelona is just around the corner, and if you’re looking for a way to enhance the monitoring capabilities of your Red Hat OpenShift clusters, then you’ll want to attend the conference’s Thursday keynote, as well as a number of other talks by the team inside Red Hat that works on Prometheus. Now that […]

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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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[Podcast] PodCTL #54 – Have We Reached Kubernetes-Native Yet

[Podcast] PodCTL #54 - Have We Reached Kubernetes-Native Yet

As we close in on another KubeCon, it’s useful to examine how the industry has evolved to provide platforms and services that are optimized for the applications that drive business. The Kubernetes community has evolved from a 1st era (Google open sourced Kubernetes, CNCF was formed, early-early adopters) to 2nd era (adding many types of […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL #52 – OpenShift 3.11 and OpenShift Container Engine

[Podcast] PodCTL #52 - OpenShift 3.11 and OpenShift Container Engine

Last week Red Hat announced the general availability of OpenShift Container Platform 3.11. This is an important release because it incorporates the first wave of technology from the CoreOS acquisition. This includes new visibility for Operations teams through the Cluster Console and integrated Prometheus monitoring and Grafana dashboards. It also added support for a number […]

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Enhanced OpenShift JBoss AMQ container image for production

AMQ image with secret

As a Solution Architect at Red Hat, I had the opportunity to run an « JBoss AMQ on OpenShift workshop » some weeks ago at a customer site. Working with AMQ for years outside OpenShift and having just played with the containerized version, I was astonished that some features were already there but not documented while some […]

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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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[Podcast] PodCTL #11 – Introduction to Prometheus Monitoring

[Podcast] PodCTL #11 - Introduction to Prometheus Monitoring

Once your Kubernetes or OpenShift cluster is up and running, having containerized important business applications into production, it’s important to understand how those applications are working. Monitoring containers can be challenging, especially in frequently changing environments. One of the most popular monitoring frameworks for Kubernetes environment is Prometheus. We sat down with Julius Volz (@juliusvolz), […]

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