The Official Sysdig Blog

In search of 0xffffffffff600400: troubleshooting containers, system calls and performance

By on January 16, 2018

This article describes an issue caused by a Linux container image running on a “mismatched” Linux kernel version. The exploration starts from a high level understanding of the problem, and continues with…

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System calls never lie: New integrated troubleshooting in Sysdig Monitor

By on January 10, 2018

Being able to see the status and performance of your containers in production deployments is critical. But once you see a problem, then what? Most monitoring systems – whether they are open…

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Making sense of Meltdown/Spectre

By on January 8, 2018

The IT world was put on its heels this past week as two of the most significant hardware exploits were announced for CPUs from Intel, ARM, AMD, IBM, and others. Early estimates…

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Fishing for Miners – Cryptojacking Honeypots in Kubernetes

By on January 2, 2018

Introduction A while back, we wrote a blog post about opening an EC2 instance to the world to see who would exploit it and what we could reconstruct from their behavior using…

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Runtime Security for Kubernetes with Sysdig Falco

By on December 21, 2017

The power of Kubernetes is how easy it is to quickly deploy and scale containerized applications. Developers can quickly package their application in a container, and then deploy it with just a…

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Monitoring Alibaba Container Service

By on December 18, 2017

99% of the time HackerNews is an awesome time sink, but every once in awhile something there inspires you to try out a new technology, platform, etc. In this case two fresh…

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Sysdig Inspect explained visually

By on December 14, 2017

Sysdig Inspect is an Electron based GUI for system call analysis. It can be run locally as a desktop application or loaded through the browser with captures from Sysdig Monitor or Sysdig…

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Integrating Prometheus alerts and events with Sysdig Monitor

By on December 13, 2017

Prometheus alerts: Sysdig ♥ Prometheus (part II) If you already use (or plan to use) Prometheus alerts and events for application performance monitoring in your Docker / Kubernetes containers, you can easily…

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The Definitive Guide to Container Security Terminology

By on December 12, 2017

The migration to containers, like every major virtualization shift brings many advantages to your business. Your teams can move quicker, reduce cost by getting higher utilization out of your infrastructure, and can…

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