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Scaling Kubernetes Metric Collection with Telegraf

Monitoring Kubernetes is no easy task. While the OpenMetrics exposition format has become defacto; the tooling to collect, aggregate, store, and analyse this data has not.

Telegraf is a database-agnostic-open-source-plugin-driven collection agent from the makers of InfluxDB, InfluxData. With over 200 plugins available, Telegraf provides a one stop solution for all your metric collection requirements, whether you're using InfluxDB, Prometheus, or anything else.

In this session, we will go through the different deployment patterns available for utilising Telegraf to scale the collection of your metrics; while covering resiliency, redundancy, and HA of your collection pipeline.

Metric collection has never been this fun, let's dive in.