Software Engineer, Grafana Labs
As a software engineer on Grafana Lab’s Hosted Platform Team, Jacob works on a variety of projects, with a special interest in ensuring the proper tooling is in place for monitoring various Kubernetes clusters. Recently, he has developed a Grafana Kubernetes plugin that plays well with PromQL. He loves working at Grafana Labs because it gives him the chance to contribute to the open source community and collaborate with a passionate, worldwide group of developers to advance the state of the field.
Talk Title: What Does Kubernetes Look Like?: Performance Monitoring & Visualization with Grafana
Monitoring Kubernetes is vital to understanding the health and performance of a cluster, but which metrics are most important to add to your dashboards and alert on? Jacob will discuss how to most effectively monitor and visualize your Kubernetes cluster using the Grafana Kubernetes plugin and PromQL. Some of the topics of discussion include(1) how and what to collect when monitoring Kubernetes, (2) how to bring your Grafana dashboards to the next level by using Kubernetes as a data-source, and (3) what to do when managing multiple clusters. All of these topics and more will be discussed to help people get the most out of their Kubernetes monitoring.
GrafanaCon 2016: Jacob Lisi – Building a Snap Telemetry Plugin and Visualizing the Data in Grafana