From Cattle to K8s - Application Healthchecks in Rancher 2.0

When your application is user-facing, ensuring continuous availability and minimal downtime is a challenge. Hence, monitoring the health of the application is essential to avoid any outages. HealthChecks in Rancher 1.6 Cattle provided the ability to add HTTP or TCP healthchecks for the deployed services in Rancher 1.6. Healthcheck support is provided by Rancher’s own healthcheck microservice. You can read more about it here. In brief, a Cattle user can add a TCP healthcheck to a service. Read More…

Prachi Damle
Prachi Damle
event August 22, 2018
timer Read Time: 5 minutes

Cluster and Workload Alerts in Rancher 2.0

Some of the cool new features that have been introduced in Rancher 2.0 include Cluster and Workload Alerting. These features were frequently asked for under 1.x, so were high on the feature list for when we started development on 2.0. This article will focus exclusively on the new Alerting features, but is part of a series that will cover additional new aspects of Rancher 2.0. NOTIFIERS The Alerting feature lets you create customised alerts and have those alerts sent to a number of backend systems. Read More…

Chris Urwin
Chris Urwin
event June 11, 2018
timer Read Time: 3 minutes

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