Sysdig Introduces Sysdig Advisor to Drastically Simplify Kubernetes Troubleshooting
(KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe) -- Sysdig, the unified container and cloud security leader, announced the availability of Sysdig Advisor, a Kubernetes troubleshooting feature that consolidates and prioritizes relevant performance details in Sysdig Monitor. By providing a single view of performance and event information, Sysdig Advisor enables operations, developers, and site reliability engineering (SRE) teams to troubleshoot issues faster while decreasing the number of tools needed.
Video: In real-time, watch troubleshooting of the same issue with and without Sysdig Advisor.
The complexity of Kubernetes - with countless components and variables - makes it extremely difficult to debug problems and prioritize actions. Knowing how to debug, where to begin, or what to look for can be a challenge. Operations teams and SREs are often forced to pull up the command line interface and run tools like kubectl to inspect the situation and search for the root cause. With so many moving parts in Kubernetes-based applications, remediation can take hours or more, decreasing availability and impacting the end-user experience.
With a click of a button, Sysdig Advisor presents all relevant capacity, event, alerts, and troubleshooting information. Since this information is presented in the context of Kubernetes objects, users can quickly drill down when looking for the source of a performance problem. Sysdig Advisor displays a prioritized list of issues and related live logs to surface the biggest problem areas and accelerate time to resolution.
"When we get an alert for a problem in our Kubernetes environment, troubleshooting can involve multiple tools and teams which increases our MTTR. Having this information at our fingertips in Sysdig Advisor will help us understand and reolve these problems more quickly," said Jeff Henson, DevOps Engineer, Experian Health, Inc.
Key Benefits of Sysdig Advisor
"Kubernetes is complex, with countless components and variables that make it difficult to understand how, why, and when something goes wrong. Any SRE knows the pain of wading through multiple tools and getting multiple teams involved when troubleshooting an alert," said Loris Degioanni, founder and CTO at Sysdig. "Now with Sysdig Advisor, they can efficiently debug issues and get back to work on deploying new releases."
The Sysdig Approach
Sysdig is driving the standard for unified cloud and container security so DevOps and security teams can confidently secure containers, Kubernetes, and cloud services. Sysdig offers two products, Sysdig Secure and Sysdig Monitor, and the Sysdig platform architecture underpins both products. Sysdig Monitor provides cloud and Kubernetes monitoring that is fully open source Prometheus compatible. With Sysdig Secure, teams find and prioritize software vulnerabilities, detect and respond to threats, and manage cloud configurations, permissions, and compliance. Sysdig provides a single view of risk from source to run, with no blind spots, no guesswork, no black boxes.
Sysdig Advisor is available now to Sysdig Monitor users at no additional cost. Additional troubleshooting features will be introduced over the coming weeks.
Sysdig is driving the standard for cloud and container security. The company pioneered cloud-native runtime threat detection and response by creating Falco and Sysdig as open source standards and key building blocks of the Sysdig platform. With the platform, teams can find and prioritize software vulnerabilities, detect and respond to threats, and manage cloud configurations, permissions, and compliance. From containers and Kubernetes to cloud services, teams get a single view of risk from source to run, with no blind spots, no guesswork, no black boxes. The largest and most innovative companies around the world rely on Sysdig.