monitoring

In-depth Kubernetes Insights with New Relic on IBM Cloud Container Service

At the IBM Cloud Container Service, we were excited about the partnership announcement between IBM Cloud and New Relic. In addition to having another large customer in the platform, we are anxious to test out the New Relic technology and make these capabilities available to users of our container service.

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How to see performance details for cloud functions (FaaS)

In a serverless application platform, functions as a service (Faas) run opaquely for the most part. In general terms, when a serverless function is invoked, the platform accepts the request and provisions resources before it executes the function. Let’s refer to the duration between accepting the request and the start of the function execution as the […]

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Webinar: Monitoring and Logging Kubernetes Clusters

Watch a demo on how to leverage Sematext and IBM Cloud Container Service for faster, more efficient DevOps. Sematext offers the platform that eliminates the chasm between performance monitoring and logs while IBM Cloud Container Service builds on Kubernetes for advanced capabilities. This enables DevOps and modernizing traditional apps, as well as simplifying security, scale and infrastructure management. This demo will take you through the whole process […]

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Turn-key Kubernetes with data visualization and analytics

There are many reasons why you might choose Kubernetes as your platform for hosting your application(s). In Cloud Foundry, for each application, the platform provides the isolation, OS, runtime, networking and management capabilities. This opinionated environment is ideal for some use cases. Kubernetes provides similar capabilities but gives you the control of the OS, runtime, networking rules of each service, communication between services in your cluster and more.

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Monitoring and Analytics Service Retirement Announcement

The IBM Cloud Monitoring and Analytics service will be retired on February 20, 2018. It is replaced by IBM Cloud Availability Monitoring.

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How do I monitor my IBM Cloud applications?

If you are a service owner or first responder, you ask yourself "What’s going on with my IBM Cloud application?", "Are my customers satisfied with the service they’re getting?", "Has performance changed recently?" and so on. The answer begins with your organization's plan to design, deliver, operate, and control the IT and cloud services that it offers. This first post of the series begins with monitoring your cloud-based applications.

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Precise Visibility into Applications with Instana on IBM Bluemix Container Service

In this blog post we discuss how Instana integrates with IBM Bluemix Container Service to provide full visibility of your containerized applications, as they run in production. The linked tutorial was written by Pedro Pacheco, a Senior Solution Architect at Instana, with over 20 years of experience. We are excited to partner together to demonstrate how quickly and easily users can deploy a Kubernetes cluster in the IBM Cloud, deploy a sample application, and then leverage Instana’s Dynamic APM, which delivers visibility and performance management for dynamic containerized applications running in the cloud.

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Monitoring & logging for containers with Sematext

In this blog post we discuss how Sematext integrates with IBM Bluemix Container Service to provide monitoring and logging visibility of your containerized applications, as they run in production. In the sections below, we demonstrate how to set up a Kubernetes cluster in Bluemix and how to set up Sematext in this cluster. IBM Cloud has monitoring and logging capabilities in the platform, but we know our customers operate in a multi-cloud or hybrid cloud environment and we are very excited to partner with Sematext, enabling operational consistency across those environments. We worked with Alen Komljen, an Automation Engineer from Sematext, to create the following content and perform the technology validation.

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99.95% availability. Balancing release velocity and reliability

Availability and reliability are rarely at the front of developers minds when delivering new applications on Bluemix. The ease and speed of creating and deploying new features is very seductive.

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