Sumo Logic has lengthy held the aim to assist prospects perceive their knowledge wherever it lives. As we transfer into the period of containers, that aim turns into tougher as a result of containers by their nature are ephemeral. The corporate introduced a product enhancement immediately designed to instrument containerized purposes despite that.
Sumo’s CEO Ramin Sayer says containers have begun to take maintain during the last 12-18 months with Docker and Kubernetes rising as instruments of selection. Given their recognition, Sumo desires to have the ability to work with them. “[Docker and Kubernetes] are by far probably the most customary issues which have developed in any new store, or any current store that desires to construct a model new fashionable app or desires to raise and shift an app from on prem [to the cloud], or have the flexibility emigrate workloads from Vendor A platform to Vendor B,” he stated.
He’s not flawed in fact. Containers and Kubernetes have been taking off in a giant manner during the last 18 months and builders and operations alike have struggled to instrument these apps to know how they behave.
“However as that standardization of adoption of that expertise has come about, it makes it simpler for us to know the way to instrument, accumulate, analyze, and extra importantly, begin to present business benchmarks,” Sayer defined.
They do that by avoiding the usage of brokers. No matter the way you run your software, whether or not in a VM or a container, Sumo is ready to seize the info and provide you with suggestions you may in any other case have hassle retrieving.
The corporate has inbuilt native assist for Kubernetes and Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (Amazon EKS). It additionally helps the open supply device Prometheus favored by Kubernetes customers to extract metrics and metadata. The aim of the Sumo device is to assist prospects repair points sooner and scale back downtime.
As they work with this expertise, they will start to know norms and cross that info onto prospects. “We are able to information them and provides them greatest practices and suggestions, not simply on what they’ve finished, however how they examine to different customers on Sumo,” he stated.