Why do I need to configure the Kubernetes-Prometheus-Stack?¶
Kubernetes allows developers to deploy, manage, and scale containerized applications across a cluster of nodes, providing features such as load balancing, automatic scaling, self-healing, and rolling updates. The FusionReactor Kubernetes integration gives you full observability into the health and performance of your environment. With the data it provides, you can monitor the health of your entire Kubernetes cluster, check individual pods, or drill into specific services and applications.
Proactive issue detection
Rapid troubleshooting and debugging
Capacity planning and scalability
Efficient resource utilization
Prior to beginning, ensure you have the following:
Access to your cluster via
A valid FusionReactor Cloud account, and an API key for the account.
A valid FusionReactor Cloud user in your account, with access to FusionReactor Cloud.
API keys can be managed under FusionReactor Cloud > User Menu > Account > API Keys
Step 1: Download files¶
Download the following files from our GitHub repo.
Step 2: Customize the two files for installation¶
CLUSTER_NAME to your Kubernetes cluster name.
PASSWORD to your FR Cloud API key.
Step 3: Create new namespace to hold & deploy stack¶
Run the following commands to create a new namespace to hold & deploy the stack
Ingesting data with Kubernetes¶
Visualize your data¶
This data can be visualized directly in the Kubernetes dashboard set, with up to 20 dashboards to choose from: FusionReactor Cloud > Dashboards > Kubernetes
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