How to Check Resource Usage of Your Kubernetes Pod


Quickly see CPU and RAM use with these commands.

An essential part of Kubernetes administration involves monitoring resource usage for your nodes, says Korbin Brown. “Checking how much CPU and RAM resources a pod is utilizing can tell you if further scaling needs to be considered in order to deal with the increased load, or if a new configuration or hardware upgrade is in order.”

This article looks at ways to check resource usage of a Kubernetes pod on a Linux system, including how to execute commands to see resource usage and how to install and use metrics tools.

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