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Kubernetes monitoring #5392
Kubernetes monitoring is a very complex task.
#5387 is only about monitoring pods/containers, not a kubernetes cluster as a whole.
The task is:
The big challenge is not to collect data, but represent it in a meaningful way, which may be not achievable with current netdata implementation.
I will update OP post with all my finding and thoughts.
Kubernetes components to monitor.
Location: control plane node, separate nodes?
Location: master node.
Location: slave node.
We have two things we need to do, neither of which is related to the helm chart:
The second one is obviously a quick workaround that could be used even for collectors that read metrics via TCP. The caveat is that people would end up installing more netdata instances than what they really need, so we should avoid this with a powerful autodiscovery mechanism.