The VMware Aria Operations Management Pack for Kubernetes provides end-to-end visibility for Kubernetes and its resources. With Kubernetes becoming the platform of choice to run applications in enterprises, it is essential that an organization has the required tools for the IT teams to operationalize the Kubernetes platform. Whether Kubernetes is hosted on top of VMware’s Software Defined data center or in a native public cloud such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, the central IT teams need full visibility into this new world to assure the performance and availability of business applications. These business applications can continue to use both virtual machines and containers for the foreseeable future.

VMware Aria Operations can monitor multiple Kubernetes solutions, whether it is VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid (TKG), RedHat OpenShift, or Kubernetes. Using VMware Aria Operations Management Pack for Kubernetes, you can visualize, monitor, and troubleshoot your Kubernetes ecosystem effectively. Some of the additional capabilities of this management pack are as follows:

  • Supports various Kubernetes distributions like VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Integrated, VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid, vSphere with Tanzu and Red Hat OpenShift
  • Autodiscovery of clusters in VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Integrated and VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid

  • Autodiscovery of clusters provisioned on Amazon Web Services and vSphere using VMware Tanzu Mission Control (TMC)

  • Complete visualization of Kubernetes cluster topology, including namespaces, clusters, replica sets, nodes, pods, and containers

  • Mapping Kubernetes nodes with virtual machines to provide complete visibility into the Kubernetes environment

  • Performance monitoring for Kubernetes clusters, with support for monitoring via cAdvisor and Prometheus

  • Out-of-the-box dashboards and alerts to manage the Kubernetes environment