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Tuesday, August 23 • 3:10pm - 4:00pm
Containers and Logging - Eduardo Silva, Treasure Data

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The implementation of Linux Containers provides enough flexibility to isolate Applications with restricted access to CPU, memory and networking within others. While this technology is stable and production ready, there are some challenges that still needs to be addressed for the containerized application when deployed at scale: Logging.

While some Applications writes their logs to the file system, others use the generic STDOUT and STDERR interfaces; when the application runs on top of a specific framework or virtual machine (JVM), it may generate some extra information. Since monitoring is a must, handling this Data coming from different sources and formats adds an exponential complexity, specially when scaling to thousands of Containers.

In this presentation, I will describe the Logging challenges for Containers and how this is being solved in production environments using Fluentd

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Eduardo Silva

Principal Engineer, Arm Treasure Data
Eduardo is a Principal Engineer at ARM / Treasure Data. He currently leads the efforts to make logging and data processing more friendly and scalable in Embedded and Containerized systems such as Kubernetes. Maintainer of Fluent Bit, a Fluentd open source sub-project.

Tuesday August 23, 2016 3:10pm - 4:00pm
Harbour C

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