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How to run Filebeat in a Docker container

Reading Time: 4 minutes Introduction Hi everyone! Today in this blog we are going to learn how to run Filebeat in a container environment. For a quick understanding – Set-up In this setup, I have an ubuntu host machine running Elasticsearch and Kibana as docker containers. I will bind the Elasticsearch and Kibana ports to my host machine so that my Filebeat container can reach both Elasticsearch and Kibana. Continue Reading

Stern: A Tool to Read Logs Across Multiple Pods.

Reading Time: 3 minutes Kubernetes is a scalable container orchestrator. On the one end, it can support complex enterprise systems with thousands of apps and hosts, on the other end, it is quite light-weighted to support IoT appliances. In the absence of centralized logging and aggregation service in Micro Kubernetes clusters, kubectl logs is there for survival. It is good for a pod but if you want to debug your distributed Continue Reading

Application Logs: Pitfalls and Insights

Reading Time: 3 minutes Introduction In this blog article,we aim to give reader a sense of what is the need of monitoring application logs and a methodology of how we can monitor them using an example. Lets say you have a use case where you would like to monitor important aspects of your application for e.g. temperature” as a measure” or “facet” for multiple devices emitting data for complete Continue Reading

Cinnamon: Way For Monitoring & Metrics Generation for Akka ActorSystem

Reading Time: 2 minutes We are developing huge applications and deployed on multiple virtual machines and clusters. For monitoring applications, we need to enable logs into our application and analysis that logs with help of some tools like elastic stack. But !! what if we need to check health of application on virtual machines and clusters? For that, we are using several Metrics for system health check like Gauges, Continue Reading