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Jul 18, 2019 | By Jess Richter
Kubernetes, Google’s open-source container management platform, offers one of the most robust toolsets for facilitating container configuration and automation. However, the level of abstraction that is native to Kubernetes presents a lot of challenges to monitoring and, while the level of abstraction and auto-scaling Kubernetes offers is incredibly powerful, without proper monitoring, it can create even larger pain points for your team and customers.
Jun 18, 2019 | By Jess Richter
The Panopta Monitoring Policy Framework is a tool meant to help manage your monitoring configuration, and quickly onboard new instances to an existing environment, or rapidly setup monitoring in a new environment. By bringing all of your configuration into one place, monitoring policies can help you automate adding templates, tags, manifest files, APIs, and other essential monitoring features to your infrastructure, getting you one step closer to fully-automated configuration.
Jun 11, 2019 | By Jess Richter
One of our newest integrations adds native Docker monitoring to the Panopta Agent. Using the Linux Agent, which is included in our monitoring agent, customers can monitor their Docker containers by installing the Panopta Agent on the Docker host, allowing it to discover and represent each container individually as other instances would be represented. This means easier access and exposing important application metrics.
May 13, 2019 | By Jess Richter
With the growing adoption of container and microservice-driven environments, it’s important not to get too excited and potentially throw yourself into a transition that leads to a disaster. While both Docker and containers have carved out a significant space in the industry, moving to containers is tricky and requires significant planning. In addition, there are still quite a few concerns about maintaining visibility on applications, and some teams hesitate because of them.
Apr 15, 2019 | By Jess Richter
Containerization is more than just a trendy topic nowadays. With the rise of hybrid cloud environments and the ever-expanding adoption of containers, it’s important to start thinking about how to maintain visibility in these environments. Monitoring hybrid clouds presents many of the same challenges any hybrid environment would, but with the many moving parts that come with containers, there are additional challenges to take on as you begin a transition.