Sysdig Resources

Microservices, Kubernetes, or containers…
whatever you choose we got you covered.

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Cheat sheet

The Monitoring Tool Scorecard

A 60+ point checklist to help you compare different monitoring products. If you’re about to embark on an evaluation of different monitoring tools, this spreadsheet is a must-have. It breaks down the key pieces of a solution that you need to assess and allows you to rank the products. Download it now!
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Meet Sysdig – The Container Intelligence Company

Looking for a quick overview of what makes Sysdig tick? This doc will give you what you need. Get an overview of our products, technology, and our customers. It’s the perfect doc to pass to your colleagues and friends.
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Cheat sheet

Linux cheat sheet

This cheatsheet is a great guide of command-lines linux admins can use to get insights into their servers. Whether you’ve been an admin for one month or 20 years you’ve definitely used one if not all of these tools to troubleshoot an issue.
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White Paper

The 5 Principles of Monitoring Microservices

In this ebook we’ll focus on the radical changes required to efficiently monitor your microservices in production. We’ll lay out five guiding principles for adapting your monitoring approach for this new software architecture.
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White Paper

Monitoring & Management of Docker & Containers

Container and service-oriented architectures present a complex challenge for monitoring and performance management. Service-driven systems have dramatically increased the number of components monitoring tools interface with. Read how developers and vendors are tackling performance and monitoring in operational and production environments, and what obstacles are unique to managing containerized systems.
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Case Study

Major League Soccer (MLS) Case Study

At Tectonic Summit hosted by CoreOS, we heard Brian Aznar speak about his experience migrating to Docker and Kubernetes, and how his monitoring strategy changed as well. Brian is the director of engineering for Major League Soccer. Brian was interviewed by Loris Degioanni, founder of Sysdig.
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Case Study

Server monitoring for Tor exit nodes

We had a chance to catch up with Kenan Sulayman, who runs some of the biggest Tor servers in the world. Read on to learn about server monitoring for high- throughput environments, network visibility, and optimizing application code versus the network.

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Case Study

Monitoring Docker and Kubernetes at WayBlazer

Moving Docker into production is still as much art as it is science. We caught up with Kevin Kuhl and Kevin Cashman at WayBlazer to talk about monitoring Docker and Kubernetes, selecting the right metrics to focus on, deciding what to run with Kubernetes, and diagnosing the “domino effect” in a Kubernetes failover.

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Cheat sheet

Open source Sysdig cheat sheet

Become a system call troubleshooting pro with these basic Sysdig commands. This cheatsheet will summarizethe core capabilities of the sysdig open source linux troubleshooting tool. The cheatsheet includes Docker and Kubernetes specific examples too!
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Case Study

Rancher

Rancher Labs is a next generation cloud orchestration platform focused on Docker container management. The company has two open source projects, Rancher and RancherOS. Rancher is a management platform that provides integrated infrastructure services such as networking and storage for Docker environments. RancherOS is a lightweight Linux distribution that enables Docker to run directly on top of the Linux Kernel.
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Case Study

Brigham Young University (BYU)

The Brigham Young University (BYU) Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is one of the leading research departments at BYU, focused on research that includes calorimetry, macrocycles, cancer therapy, and chromatography. Like most modern higher education institutions, the faculty and students in BYU’s chemistry department routinely access online systems that provide access to research and provide a way to submit assignments and coursework. Keeping these systems up and running is of the utmost importance for the Department, as downtime and slow performance directly inhibit their ability to drive innovation.
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Case Study

The Control Group

Headquartered in San Diego, CA, The Control Group is a rapidly growing tech company with a portfolio full of industry leading products. These include Instant Checkmate which lets users look up public data on just about anyone; Reverse Phone that reveals information about unknown callers; and NextGen Leads which is a cutting-edge lead generation marketplace.
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Case Study

Everyday Hero

Everydayhero is a global fundraising platform that allows people to track and share their charitable activities and visualize their giving journey over time. The platform is integrated with applications and services that easily enable members to record and review volunteer hours, time and effort spent training, stories shared and money raised. Its partners include MapMyFitness, VolunteerMatch, Facebook and Twitter.
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Case Study

Everalbum

Everalbum transitioned from a more static, VM-based architecture to a Docker-based model across dozens of hosts and multiple cloud providers. In addition to monitoring Docker containers, Everalbum leverages Kubernetes and cloud provider-run services. They needed a solution that covers server monitoring, container monitoring and even custom statsd metrics from their application code. Read on to learn about the challenges Everalbum faced during this transition and how they used Sysdig to assist in the change.