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AWS: Elastic Kubernetes Service


Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) is a managed container service to run and scale Kubernetes applications in the cloud or on-premises.


The Splunk OpenTelemetry Collector for Kubernetes is a Helm chart for the Splunk Distribution of OpenTelemetry Collector. This chart creates a Kubernetes DaemonSet along with other Kubernetes objects in a Kubernetes cluster and provides a unified way to receive, process and export metric, trace, and log data for:
- Splunk Enterprise
- Splunk Cloud Platform
- Splunk Observability Cloud

Check the Splunk Observability Cloud documentation for full details on Kubernetes configuration using the Splunk OpenTelemetry Collector for Kubernetes, including:

Splunk also supports Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service Anywhere (EKS-A) and Amazon EKS Distro (EKS-D). You can learn more about these in the following resources:


When your Splunk deployment is ingesting EKS data, you can use the data to achieve the following: