Install Prometheus and Grafana in your Kubernetes cluster
What is Prometheus?
Prometheus is an open source systems monitoring toolkit originally developed by SoundCloud. Prometheus is now a part of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation and is managed independently of SoundCloud. Prometheus is the monitoring toolkit of choice for many Kubernetes users.
What is Grafana?
Grafana is an open source platform for visualizing time series data. It is often used as a front-end for Prometheus (and many other data sources).
What is Prometheus Operator?
Prometheus Operator is a set of resource definitions provided to create, configure, and manage Prometheus in a Kubernetes cluster.
As you can see, Prometheus and Grafana are a great, open source, set of tools for monitoring your Kubernetes cluster. In this guide, I'll show you how to install
helm, and start monitoring your cluster in just a few minutes.