Logging and Monitoring in Cloud Foundry

Logging and Monitoring in Cloud Foundry

Logging and monitoring in Cloud Foundry are crucial processes for flawless operation. At the training, the attendees will learn how to effectively organize activities around distributed system monitoring and collection of logs from infrastructure components, Cloud Foundry components, and applications.

Who should attend

  • Looking to enhance their skills in working with logs and metrics from different levels of deployment stack
  • Seeking a better understanding and knowledge of the Cloud Foundry platform and its logging and monitoring components
  • Willing to discover the Elasticsearch deployment tips and tricks

Course deliverables

  • See logs and metrics from different levels of deployment stack:
  • See possible ways of monitoring components described above (agents, Firehose nozzles, buildpacks, etc.)
  • Find out which metrics you can find useful in your Cloud Foundry installation
  • Gain experience with:

Training program

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Setting up
  • Connecting to lab environment
  • Checking app code from GitHub
  • Pushing app code to Cloud Foundry
Main concepts of logging
  • Why we need logs
  • How we can get it centralized
  • Logging at different levels of a deployment stack
Logs in Cloud Foundry
  • How to get logs from applications, system components, and third-party services
Kibana
  • Setting up index patterns
  • Logs discovery
  • Visualisation
  • Dashboards
Parsing rules
  • How Logstash does parsing
  • Embedded parsing rules
  • Rules customization
Tips and tricks
  • Some tips from our practice
Main concepts of monitoring
  • Why monitoring is important
  • Why we need metrics
  • Collecting, storing, visualizing, and analyzing
Levels of the Cloud Foundry stack
  • High-level overview of applications, Cloud Foundry, third-party services, BOSH, and IaaS
Possible ways of monitoring components described above
  • For each component, we will see how it works and how we can monitor it (agents, Firehose nozzles, buildpacks, etc.)
Setup infrastructure for monitoring
  • Setup a Linux server
  • Install time-series database
  • Install visualization software
  • Install a collecting agent
  • Install a Firehose nozzle
  • Configure BOSH to forward its metrics
  • Push simple application into Cloud Foundry
Create dashboards
  • Explore available metrics
  • Visualize some simple, but useful metrics
What else you can achieve with metrics
  • Useful metrics inside Cloud Foundry and their applications (like capacity planning, troubleshooting, or finding performance issues)
Seamless integration into Cloud Foundry
  • How to deploy monitoring solution with BOSH
  • How to deploy agents with BOSH
  • How to use custom buildpack

Prerequisites

  • Laptop (MacOS / Linux / Windows)
  • Some kind of a virtual environment to create Ubuntu VM and the Internet access from this a VM (on your choice)
  • Docker
  • Virtualbox
  • AWS
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Our trainers

Sergey Matyukevich
Solutions Architect / Trainer
Christian Hercules
Cloud Foundry Engineer
Andrei Krasnitski
Cloud Foundry Engineer
Ryan Meharg
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