The Official Sysdig Blog

What is a CrashLoopBackOff? How to Alert, Debug / Troubleshoot and Fix Kubernetes CrashLoopBackOff Events

By on March 27, 2018

In this blog we’re going to talk about how to visualize, alert, and debug / troubleshoot a Kubernetes CrashLoopBackOff event. As all veteran Kubernetes users know, Kubernetes CrashLoopBackOff events are a way…

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Prometheus Monitoring and Sysdig Monitor: A Technical Comparison

By on March 26, 2018

Since Sysdig now offers Prometheus support in addition to our commercial monitoring product Sysdig Monitor, users have been looking for a better understanding of how Prometheus monitoring and Sysdig Monitor compare and…

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Detecting Cryptojacking with Sysdig’s Falco

By on March 13, 2018

The latest rage amongst attackers appears to be cryptojacking; rather, exploiting a system, and installing cryptocurrency miners to earn money from the exploited host’s CPU power. We’ve talked about these types of…

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Getting Started Writing Falco Rules

By on March 7, 2018

Sysdig’s Falco is a powerful behavioral activity monitoring tool to detect abnormal behavior in your applications and containers. While it comes with 25 rules for common best practices, you’ll quickly want to…

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Sending Kubernetes & Docker events to Elasticsearch and Splunk using Sysdig

By on March 6, 2018

In this article we are going to see how to aggregate Kubernetes / Docker events and alerts into a centralized logs system like Elasticsearch and Splunk. Logging engines are a great companion…

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Introducing Sysdig Spotlight: Your new toolkit to discovery and maintenance

By on March 2, 2018

Here’s a bold thought: We think the era of telling your monitoring software what to look for is over. Instead, it’s time for your software to proactively tell you what there is…

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How to monitor Istio, the Kubernetes service mesh

By on February 27, 2018

In this article we are going to deploy and monitor Istio over a Kubernetes cluster. Istio is a microservice mesh platform that offers advanced routing, balancing, security and high availability features, plus…

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Sysdig announces expanded Prometheus support options

By on February 27, 2018

Today we’re excited to launch new options to support Prometheus monitoring users everywhere. Whether you’re running open source Prometheus yourself or looking for better Prometheus integration in our Sysdig Monitor product, we’ve…

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Sysdig Secure February Release

By on February 22, 2018

We’ve been busy at work over the winter adding new functionality to Sysdig Secure and wanted to round up some of the features we released over the holiday season and in first…

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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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