New DevOps Engineer looking for advice for monitoring and alerting

This page summarizes the projects mentioned and recommended in the original post on /r/kubernetes

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  • kube-prometheus

    Use Prometheus to monitor Kubernetes and applications running on Kubernetes

    - kube-prometheus -

  • helm-charts

    Prometheus community Helm charts

    For a single-stop solution, I recommend kube-prometheus-stack ( This installs the Prometheus operator, an absolute must, plus Grafana, Prometheus, and Alertmanager. But it also provides a bunch of out-of-the-box dashboards and alerting rules, maintained by the community. It’s a fantastic starting point.

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  • otomi-core

    Self-hosted DevOps PaaS for Kubernetes

    Take a look at It contains everything for monitoring and alerting and offers devs an easy ui to get access to all the monitoring tools they need.

  • vector

    A high-performance observability data pipeline.

    - for log processing

  • elastalert2

    ElastAlert 2 is a continuation of the original yelp/elastalert project. Pull requests are appreciated!

  • InfluxDB

    Power Real-Time Data Analytics at Scale. Get real-time insights from all types of time series data with InfluxDB. Ingest, query, and analyze billions of data points in real-time with unbounded cardinality.

NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts plus user suggested alternatives. Hence, a higher number means a more popular project.

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