A quick introduction on how to think about setting up alerting and monitoring for applications in Kubernetes.

What do you get out of the box, how can you integrate more advanced metrics and add your own custom monitoring and alerting to reliably operate your application.

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Saurya Das joins Scott Hanselman to show how multiple node pools for Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) enable you to use different virtual machine sizes in a node pool supporting a variety of workloads in a single AKS cluster. For example, an e-commerce website can have a node pool for a billing service and another for a machine learning-based recommendation service, each with GPUs.     

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See just how easy it is to deploy a service mesh to your AKS cluster. William Morgan, maintainer of the open source service mesh Linkerd, joins Scott Hanselman to demonstrate just how easy it is to deploy Linkerd. Together they explore how to debug a live microservices application using the service mesh, without changing any code.