Tags: Monitoring

Parity Check: Expectations Around Monitoring Have Changed

For the last few years, pundits have been telling us that IT monitoring is no longer just about up-time. As we previously reported, there are two new expectations for monitoring: 1) tools should help improve performance (both IT and business) and 2) data from multiple systems should be integrated...
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These DevOps logging and monitoring tools are part of the trend that's reshaping cloud computing -- learn more in the Guide to the Open Cloud.

5 DevOps Tools for Logging and Monitoring

In the cloud, open source tools and applications produce many kinds of DevOps efficiencies, and that’s especially true for logging and monitoring solutions. Monitoring cloud platforms, applications and components — along with processing and analyzing logs — is essential for ensuring high...
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Rethinking Monitoring for Container Operations

Monitoring is not a new concept, but a lot has changed about the systems that need monitoring and which teams are responsible for it. In the past, monitoring used to be as simple as checking if a computer was still running. Dave Charles, chief technology officer of Cobe.io, remembers monitoring as...
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Kubernetes Logging As Easy As 1..2..3

If you're considering or have already started using Kubernetes, one thing you absolutely cannot get around is having proper logging throughout your system to debug your applications in case of unexpected errors.   At Wercker, we use 3 technologies to set up our logging infrastructure: AWS...
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Intro to Linux Log Files and How to Manage Them with Logrotate

The first thing someone should learn when trying to debug something in Linux is finding and reading logs. Our intro to log files will help you with finding and reading the most common log files of the most used applications and services on Linux. If you want to manage the log files on Ubuntu, you...
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Tools and Processes for Monitoring Containers

With the introduction of containers and microservices, monitoring solutions have to handle more ephemeral services and server instances than ever before. And while the infrastructure landscape has changed, operations teams still need to monitor the same information on the central processing unit (...
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How Docker Changes Application Monitoring

While collecting container metrics from Docker is straightforward, monitoring containerized applications presents many twists and turns. As Docker and containers make the leap from development into production in your organization, there are three factors to keep in mind when it comes to monitoring...
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Linux Troubleshooting Cheatsheet: strace, htop, lsof, tcpdump, iftop & sysdig

This cheatsheet is a great guide of command-lines linux admins can use to get insights into their servers. Whether you’ve been an admin for one month or 20 years you’ve definitely used one if not all of these tools to troubleshoot an issue. Because we love sysdig (naturally!) we also included a...
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Routing Data from Docker to Prometheus via Fluentd

Prometheus is an open-source monitoring system and time-series database. Written in Go language, Prometheus is a natural member of the ecosystem around Cloud Native Computing Foundation. Prometheus is not just for monitoring Kubernetes applications; it also works for those in Mesos, Docker,...
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