Monitoring & Alerts

Prometheus is an open-source system monitoring and alerting toolkit originally built at SoundCloud.
prometheus-operator chart includes multiple components and is suitable for a variety of use-cases.
The default installation is intended to suit monitoring a kubernetes cluster the chart is deployed onto. It closely matches the kube-prometheus project.
  • service monitors to scrape internal kubernetes components
    • kube-apiserver
    • kube-scheduler
    • kube-controller-manager
    • etcd
    • kube-dns/coredns
    • kube-proxy
With the installation, the chart also includes dashboards and alerts.
Deployment steps
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    Add environment variable to the respective env config file
Update the configs branch (like for qa.yaml added qa branch)
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    Add monitoring-dashboards folder to respective configs branch.
  2. 2.
    Enable the nginx-ingress monitoring and redeploy the nginx-ingress.
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    Add alertmanager secret in respective.secrets.yaml
    If you want you can change the slack channel and other details like group_wait , group_interval and repeat_interval according to your values.
  1. 1.
    Deploy the prometheus-operator using go cmd or deploy using Jenkins.
go run main.go deploy -e -c 'prometheus-operator,grafana,prometheues-kafka-exporter'
To create a new panel in the existing dashboard
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    Login to dashboard and click on add panel
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    Set all required queries and apply the changes. Export the JSON file by clicking on t the save dashboard
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    Update the existing *-dashboard.json file from configs monitoring-dashboards folder with a newly exported JSON file.
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