Chapter 10

Containers Management

Now that we understand containers orchestration, scaling, and networking, let’s talk about what happens when things go wrong. You will have potentially hundreds to thousands of containers running in the production, and you need to know how to manage them effectively and efficiently. To that end, our deep dive into containers concludes by getting into the nitty gritty of container monitoring and management that includes capturing logs, collecting resource metrics, and using some cluster-wide monitoring systems. Let’s first understand the overall monitoring aspect of containers and why it may be different from what already exists in the market.

Monitoring

Monitoring an environment with containers is not difficult, ...

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