Monitoring Kubernetes With Prometheus

By Travis Thomsen

Learn how to deploy Prometheus to Kubernetes.

5 hours
  • 27 Lessons
  • 2 Hands-On Labs

About the course

Are you interested in deploying Prometheus to Kubernetes? If so, this is the course for you.

This course covers the basics of Prometheus, which includes its architecture and components, such as exporters, client libraries, and alerting.

From there, you will learn how to deploy Prometheus to Kubernetes and configure Prometheus to monitor the cluster as well as the applications deployed to it.

You will also learn the basics of PromQL, which includes syntax, functions, and creating recording rules.

Finally, the course will close out by talking about the Alertmanager and creating alerting rules.

  • Chapter 1 4 Lessons Introduction 5:52

    An Important Note About A Cloud Guru and Linux Academy Courses

    1:19

    About This Course

    1:58

    About the Instructor

    0:55

    What is Prometheus?

    1:40
  • Chapter 2 2 Lessons Setting Up Your Environment 14:13

    Using Cloud Playground

    6:16

    Setting Up a Kubernetes Cluster

    7:57
  • Chapter 3 5 Lessons Prometheus Architecture 10:10

    Prometheus Architecture Diagram

    2:58

    Client Libraries

    1:22

    Exporters

    1:41

    Service Discovery

    2:42

    Scraping

    1:27
  • Chapter 4 7 Lessons Run Prometheus on Kubernetes 47:37

    Setting Up Prometheus

    15:57

    Configuring Prometheus

    13:10

    Setting Up Grafana

    4:41

    NodeExporter

    5:14

    Expression Browser

    4:41

    Adding a Grafana Dashboard

    3:54

    Configuring Prometheus to Use Service Discovery

    0:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 5 2 Lessons Application Monitoring 11:45

    Instrumenting Applications

    5:37

    Collecting Metrics from Applications

    6:08
  • Chapter 6 3 Lessons PromQL 15:18

    PromQL Basics

    4:42

    PromQL Operations and Functions

    3:32

    Recording Rules

    7:04
  • Chapter 7 3 Lessons Alerting 19:17

    Alertmanager

    12:28

    Alerting Rules

    6:49

    Creating Alerting Rules

    0:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 8 1 Lesson Final Steps 1:05

    Next Steps

    1:05

What are Hands-on Labs

What's the difference between theoretical knowledge and real skills? Practical real-world experience. That's where Hands-on Labs come in! Hands-on Labs are guided, interactive experiences that help you learn and practice real-world scenarios in real cloud environments. Hands-on Labs are seamlessly integrated in courses, so you can learn by doing.

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