Autoscaling OpenShift Workloads With Custom Prometheus Metrics

Kubernetes enables the automated scaling of applications to meet workload demands. Historically only memory and CPU consumption could be considered in scaling decisions, but the OpenShift Custom Metrics Autoscaler operator and KEDA remove that limitation. Read on to learn how OpenShift enables auto scaling based on the metrics that are important to your business.

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Notes on SNMP MIBs OIDs and Grey Whiskers

With as many grey whiskers as I have, you would think I could grok SNMP in my sleep by now. Unfortunately, everytime I have to deal with it I get frustrated, wonder where the hell my notes from last time are, and start cursing. From now on, here are my notes! I’m typically using Zabbix to poll SNMP OIDs and place the MIBs on the Zabbix server or the Zabbix proxy responsible for SNMP in /usr/share/snmp/mibs.

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