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Docker Monitoring

Monitor Docker performance in real time and preempt issues before they arise

ManageEngine Applications Manager offers insight into the health and performance of Docker hosts and containers in dynamic microservice environments. It also helps you ensure optimal performance of applications running on Docker through a robust monitoring, alerting, and analytics engine.

Easy-to-deploy agentless Docker monitoring

Just enable the Docker Remote API and start monitoring Docker hosts and containers in Applications Manager. No need to install and maintain agents that can be intrusive and resource hogging. Auto discover containers and their dependencies and start monitoring performance easily. Since Docker allows applications to become encapsulated in self-contained environments, visibility into those applications is often veiled.
With a robust Docker monitor like Applications Manager, you can:

Obtain visibility into Docker containers on a deeper level

Gaining visibility into Docker containers on a deeper level presents unique challenges due to the dynamic and ephemeral nature of containerized environments. Traditional monitoring approaches often struggle to keep pace with the rapid creation, termination, and movement of containers, making it difficult to track their status and performance accurately. Furthermore, monitoring Docker hosts, processes, and individual containers involves complexities such as understanding resource utilization, network activity, and application behavior within these isolated environments. Applications Manager is a comprehensive Docker container monitoring tool that goes a step further to provide details about all containers present in the Docker host. Monitoring Docker containers and all of their related metrics will help reduce the occurrence of bottlenecks, thereby optimizing performance. Ensure smooth Docker deployments regardless of their location (AWS, Azure, GCP, or on-premises) or the orchestrator platform being used (Docker Swarm, Mesos, or Kubernetes).

Docker Monitoring


Keep a keen eye on Docker's traffic and memory stats

Docker performance monitoring
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Our Docker management software enables comprehensive monitoring of Docker. This includes tracking memory usage, network traffic, and critical metrics such as health, availability, and CPU. This comprehensive approach provides valuable insights that help optimize resource usage effectively.

  • Monitor docker performance metrics such as memory usage and generate reports on active files, inactive files, cache, and memory paging that indicate operational efficiency.
  • Obtain network stats like bytes transmitted and received, I/O stats, and the number of packets dropped while transmitting and receiving.

Monitor the performance of applications running on Docker

Achieve full-stack visibility to begin effectively monitoring and optimizing the performance of your applications running on Docker. With our Docker monitoring tool, gain code-level insight into your applications' performance and investigate further into the lines of code causing errors.

  • Leverage distributed tracing to track calls made from one application to another across platforms and languages.
  • Implement thread profiling to analyze the behavior and efficiency of individual threads within your application, optimizing their execution for maximum performance.
  • Capture errors and exceptions thrown by your applications, and utilize automated application service maps to visualize interactions and dependencies between different services and components. This aids in identifying performance hotspots and ensuring smooth operation.

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Docker monitoring software

Quickly resolve Docker performance issues

Docker monitoring tools

Perceptive Docker monitoring tools, such as Applications Manager, can generate notifications based on applied alerting rules for key metric data, as well as escalate issues through email or SMS. Designate thresholds for various container parameters, and configure alerts to trigger in the event of a threshold violation. This proactive approach ensures timely awareness of potential issues, allowing for swift resolution and uninterrupted operation of your dockerized applications.

Using Applications Manager's fault management system, you can:

  • Drill down with root cause analysis to fix the source of the problem and prevent future mishaps.
  • Set up automated actions—such as starting, stopping, and restarting a container—to cut down the time and effort spent on recurring issues.
  • Establish dynamic baselines to detect anomalies and identify performance degradations in time to prevent major business catastrophes.

Get insights into Docker resource usage and trends with Docker monitoring dashboard

Monitor Docker

In addition to comprehensive Docker performance monitoring, Applications Manager provides extensive reports on various performance parameters. With trend analysis reports, get historical data, heat charts, and statistical reports for various attributes—with which you can efficiently analyze performance trends. Unlike most Docker monitoring tools, Applications Manager uses machine learning techniques to predict Docker container growth and utilization trends. This means you'll be notified when trends reach levels that are cause for concern so you can proactively allocate resources.

Start monitoring Docker containers with Applications Manager today!

Applications Manager is an easy-to-use, affordable solution that provides holistic visibility into your modern application environment. The tool offers out-of-the-box support for over 150 technologies, including servers, databases, cloud apps, ERP solutions, and middleware. In addition to Docker container monitoring, Applications Manager provides support for Kubernetes monitoring and OpenShift monitoring as well.

Setting up docker monitoring with Applications Manager

Setting up docker monitor in Applications Manager is as easy as it can get. Here are the steps you need to follow to configure your docker monitor:

  1. Download and install Applications Manager.
  2. Click on "Add new monitor" and select Docker under Virtualization category.
  3. Specify a name for the monitor and ports to access REST API.
  4. Fill in the credentials to configure a Docker monitor.
  5. To discover and monitor containers on the go, select Container Discovery options and set ranges.
  6. Add Client Authentication Certificate and click on the Client Certificate Authentication checkbox.
  7. Finish by setting poll intervals and assigning your monitor to a Monitor Group.

Start monitoring your docker on the go!

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