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Detect Kubernetes nodes running out of resources or pods that are in a pending phase


  • Product: Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring
  • Feature: Container monitoring
  • Audience: Site Reliability Engineers and Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring Administrators

This capability is part of the Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring value realization path, intended to get you up and running with bite-sized, self-contained use cases based on the most common problems that our customers seek to address using Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring.


You work for a large organization that uses the Kubernetes container management platform. However, you are often finding your nodes are running out of resources, rendering your applications unable to scale. You need to carefully monitor your Kubernetes nodes to ensure you can take action quickly when this happens.


You can use Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring to create a detector that monitors for this critical situation. 

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