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How to build a Kubernetes Horizontal Pod Autoscaler using custom metrics

By on February 20, 2018

The default Kubernetes Horizontal Pod Scaler (HPA) uses CPU load, in this article we will show how to configure it to pivot over any other monitoring metric implementing and extending the Kubernetes…

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How to deploy Openshift on AWS

By on January 25, 2018

In the following tutorial we will show how to quickly boot an OpenShift Origin multinode deployment on Amazon AWS using CloudFormation and Ansible. We found the reference architecture had too many additional…

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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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Kubernetes Security: How to harden internal kube-system services

By on November 27, 2017

Are you looking at how to improve your Kubernetes security?. We have put together here the best practices for implementing run-time security on the kube-system components (kubelet, apiserver, scheduler, kubedns, etc) deployed…

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Sysdig Secure, Docker native run-time security

By on November 13, 2017

The veil has lifted! Sysdig Secure was officially launched last month. Now the Sysdig commercial offering includes run-time security for Docker and microservices. Natively integrated with key container orchestration technologies like Kubernetes,…

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How to write a custom Kubernetes scheduler using your monitoring metrics

By on November 3, 2017

This article covers the use case of creating a custom Kubernetes scheduler and implements an example using monitoring metrics coming from Sysdig: system, network, services, statsd, JMX or Prometheus metrics. The default…

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Sysdig Monitor fall 2017 release

By on October 31, 2017

The amount of new releases, events, and products coming from our team in the last few months is almost unbelievable. Take a minute to meet our new family members: Sysdig Secure and…

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Prometheus metrics: instrumenting your app with custom metrics and autodiscovery on Docker containers

By on October 18, 2017

Prometheus metrics allows you to instrument your app with tagged custom metrics. We will talk about the format, types, benefits, how to instrument an application with Prometheus libraries for custom metrics and…

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20 Docker security tools compared

By on October 4, 2017

UPDATE! We strive to provide the most complete and up-to-date list of Docker security tools. We are keeping the number “20” in the title, but the list has 22 items at this…

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7 Docker security vulnerabilities and threats

By on August 25, 2017

Docker security: security monitoring and security tools are becoming hot topics in the modern IT world as the early adoption fever is transforming into a mature ecosystem. Docker security is an unavoidable…

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