Sysdig Monitor Overview

What is Sysdig Monitor?

Sysdig is open source, system-level exploration: capture system state and activity from a running Linux instance, then save, filter and analyze. Sysdig is scriptable in Lua and includes a command line interface and a powerful interactive UI, csysdig, that runs in your terminal.

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Devops Engineer at a tech services company
Real User
The ability to stop and capture logs when something happens is the most valuable feature

What is our primary use case?

We use it monitor production environment pods. The policies that we have applied allow us to avoid unwanted breaches. In case they happen, the pod is stopped/paused, and we can do forensics with captures taken when any breaches happen.

How has it helped my organization?

We rely on the policies that we have created to make decisions when there is a breach.

What is most valuable?

The ability to stop/pause and capture logs when something happens is the most valuable feature.

What needs improvement?

It is needs to automate the actions to take when an alert is triggered. 

For how long have I used the solution?

Less than one year.

What other advice do I have?

It is a "new" product, so there are things missing (like the automation of actions when…
ITCS user
User at a tech vendor with 51-200 employees
Docker containers are fully supported but "Events" reporting needs improvement in Mesos

Pros and Cons

  • "Docker containers are completely supported, kind of like "first class citizens"."
  • ""Events" reporting (errors, crashes, etc.) is not clear at all in a Mesos environment (i.e., it's not clear what specific container is the one that went down). In a Docker Compose environment, it may be way better."
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