kubernetes

What are containers, how they relate to Kubernetes, and why this matters to OpenStack

Containers and Kubernetes are hotter than hot because they let developers focus on their applications, without worrying about the underlying infrastructure that delivers them. And while OpenStack didn’t replace AWS, it clearly is a success story in the open infrastructure space. Here’s what you need to know about them, and why they matter to each other. What’s up with containers? If you’ve been in IT for a long time, you… read more

Monitoring Docker container environments

If you’re responsible for running and monitoring Docker environments, you likely have two main concerns: (1) are the applications and services deployed on your clusters performing well, and (2) are your clusters healthy and properly sized for running your apps with the required workload? Monitoring dockerized applications, not just containers The metrics you get from your orchestration tool (e.g., Kubernetes, Openshift, or Mesos/Marathon) or by Google’s cAdvisor can help you to… read more

Monitoring is key to Docker success in production

Recently O’Reilly and Dynatrace Ruxit conducted a survey about the container and Docker ecosystem. The goal of the survey was to understand technology adoption across the lifecycle. Besides offering some surprising stats on Docker adoption, the survey identifies some key challenges faced by early adopters of Docker. Docker is the delivery stack of the future Adoption of Docker and related container technologies in production environments is on the rise. A majority of survey… read more

How to get Visibility into Docker Clusters running Kubernetes

Disclaimer: we hope you’ll enjoy this article! If you want to know more about our hot new capabilities around Kubernetes monitoring with Dynatrace, please make sure to visit our Kubernetes monitoring page. Google officially launched today the final version of their cluster manager project Kubernetes, which treats Docker containers as first-class citizens. In this blog post, I will show you how you can monitor the performance of your Kubernetes cluster using the… read more