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Monitor CPU utilization for no-limit pod configuration situations


You work for a large organization that uses the Kubernetes container management platform. You don't have any pod limits set and are finding that more CPU usage can be consumed than intended, consuming the resources of the node and causing it to run out.

Data required

Kubernetes data

How to use Splunk software for this use case

You can monitor node CPU usage within Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring to stay on top of this situation, reducing the impact to your customers.

Next steps

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