Publication: Container Journal
Title: Challenges of Monitoring Containers in Multicloud Environments
Author: Mark Herring
In this Container Journal article, InfluxData CMO Mark Herring discusses the challenges of monitoring containers in multicloud environments. Herring begins by mentioning enterprises’ need for strategic monitoring of hybrid environments in a consistent and efficient manner. He then discusses the question of how to orchestrate monitoring across multiple hubs and the need for consolidated monitoring servers. He defines the data problem and explains why a time series data platform is the best architecture to consider for the metrics and events store. Then he details the unique properties of time series data.