Scaling Kubernetes monitoring without blind spots or operations burden

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Kubernetes has seized center stage in the DevOps world when building and migrating applications to a cloud-native environment. In reality, Kubernetes is a means to an end — to scale operations of containerized microservice architecture. By Daniella Pontes.

Managing deployment, scaling, upgrading and updating of the various microservices of fragmented applications running on containers is not a trivial task, certainly already beyond manual processes. So automation is the only way to go. Kubernetes came to take the role of orchestrating containerized workloads.

The article is split into these parts:

  • InfluxDB Cloud 2.0 Kubernetes monitoring
  • Watching the watcher
  • Other good reasons
  • Key lessons learned

Scaling monitoring is not about adding more manual processes and controls. Scaling cannot be coupled with higher complexity, and surely, must embrace empowering developers — with observability, predictability and prescriptive means – to ensure that monitoring is doing its job. Good read!

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