Monitoring Docker Containers with Elasticsearch and cAdvisor


If you’re running a Swarm Mode cluster or even a single Docker engine, you’ll end up asking this question:

How do I keep track of all that’s happening?

The answer is “not easily.”

You need a few things to have a complete overview of stuff like:

  1. Number and status of containers
  2. If, where, and when a container has been moved to another node
  3. Number of containers on a given node
  4. Traffic peaks at a given time…

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