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Kubernetes Master Class - Cluster Monitoring in Rancher 2.5

With Rancher 2.5, the integrated Monitoring and Alerting system has been improved significantly and is now much more powerful and flexible. It is easier than ever to scrape your own workloads with Prometheus, to create custom dashboards in Grafana and to configure alerts and notification channels to your liking. In this Master Class, Rancher Field Engineer Bastian Hofmann will discuss these improvements and demo how you can customize the whole monitoring system to fit your needs.

KubeCon 2020 in a Nutshell

Despite 2020 and its calamities, and the fact that this year’s KubeCon went virtual, it delivered yet again its fair share of new and innovative cloud-native technologies. After heaps of great sessions on Kubernetes and cloud-native projects and developments in general, we settled back into our daily routine and put together our key takeaways from this event.


Accelerate Modernizing FSI Vertical's Legacy Apps

In the past 2 years over 25 FSI enterprises have explored CloudHedge to automate modernization of legacy apps. Applications within FSI enterprises are two kinds, the back-office apps and the external consumer apps (end customers or partners/vendors). Most of these applications were built with legacy technologies and are difficult to quickly add/fix features or hot-fixes. Some of the applications even take 3 months before a fix can be released for the end-users.


Using Open Policy Agent for cloud-native app authorization

How companies like Netflix, Pinterest, Yelp, Chef, and Atlassian use OPA for ‘who-and what-can-do-what’ application policy. In the cloud-native space, microservice architectures and containers are reshaping the way that enterprises build and deploy applications. They function, in a word, differently than traditional monolithic applications.


The importance of metadata in your Kubernetes observability initiatives

Kubernetes is a popular container orchestration system at the heart of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation projects. It automates the deployment, lifecycle, and operations of containers, containerized applications, and "pods," which are groups of one or more containers. The platform itself, along with each of these workloads, may generate event data. There are different kinds of data associated with these processes.


What's new in Sysdig - November 2020

Welcome to another monthly update on what’s new from Sysdig. Our team continues to work hard to bring great new features to all of our customers, automatically and for free! Outside of building awesome new features and functions this month, we also had a lot of fun running cards against containers for a cause once again. If you missed it, feel free to catch-up on YouTube!