Monitoring Containerized Application Health with Docker

You can add consistent monitoring to your whole application with Docker, the same for every container in every environment. This course teaches you how to expose metrics from Linux and Windows containers, collect them, and display them in dashboards.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
August 8, 2018
Duration
2h 43m
Table of contents
Course Overview
Architecting Monitoring for Containerized Applications
Collecting Metrics with Prometheus
Exposing Runtime Metrics to Prometheus
Exposing Application Metrics to Prometheus
Exposing Docker Metrics to Prometheus
Building Dashboards with Grafana
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
August 8, 2018
Duration
2h 43m
Description

It's easy to run new and old applications in Docker, but you can't put containerized apps into production without monitoring. In this course, Monitoring Containerized Application Health with Docker, you'll learn how to implement effective monitoring for Linux and Windows containers. First, you'll learn how to gather and visualize metrics from containers using Prometheus and Grafana. Next, you'll see how to add metrics to your application, and export metrics from the Java and .NET runtimes and from the Docker platform. Finally, you'll explore how to build an effective dashboard with a single view over the health of your whole application. When you're finished with this course, you'll be ready to add monitoring to your application and move confidently to production.

About the author
About the author

Elton is an independent consultant specializing in systems integration with the Microsoft stack. He is a Microsoft MVP, blogger, and practicing Technical Architect.

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