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What is OpenShift Observability?

Red Hat® OpenShift® Observability is a comprehensive observability platform that enables users to gain deep insights into the performance and health of their OpenShift-based applications and infrastructure across any footprint: the public cloud, on-prem, and edge.

The platform is designed to provide real-time visibility, monitoring, and analysis of various system metrics, logs, traces, and events to help users quickly diagnose and troubleshoot issues before they impact their applications or end-users.

Why choose Red Hat?

Red Hat OpenShift Observability aims at turning your data into answers.

Experience the power of OpenShift Observability, where your data is transformed into actionable insights. Our platform streamlines metrics, traces and logs, while expertly aggregating, normalizing and flexibly transporting your data. Gain unparalleled visibility into your cluster(s) through intuitive efficient user interfaces. Empower your team to make data-driven decisions, and unlock the full potential of your infrastructure using OpenShift Observability. 

Experience a unified Observability journey across all footprints -cloud, on-prem, and edge. Get our balanced approach and emphasize all five pillars, to revolutionize your monitoring capabilities and optimize your infrastructure seamlessly.

The five pillars of Observability

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1. Data collection

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2. Data storage

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3. Data delivery

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4. Data visualization

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5. Data analytics

Features and benefits


OpenShift Monitoring provides a comprehensive set of monitoring and alerting capabilities that allow you to monitor the health and performance of your applications running on OpenShift.


OpenShift Logging empowers Openshift users by providing a robust and performant Logging environment that collects and forwards, stores and indexes, and enriches log events for enhanced Observability.

Distributed Tracing

Distributed Tracing allows users to track and observe service requests and help understand how requests or transactions are processed by their applications, identify performance issues, and optimize performance.


OpenShift Analytics enhances the value of OpenShift data by generating useful analytics and making them accessible with the ultimate goal of maximizing the OpenShift user experience.


OpenShift Visualization helps OpenShift users accomplish their goals and minimize their efforts by providing consistent, intuitive, and useful interfaces for Observability within the OpenShift console.

Network Observability

OpenShift Network Observability enables users to observe and analyze network traffic flows and assist with troubleshooting connectivity issues, as well as help to optimize network performance of the clusters.

Observability in Red Hat offerings

An enterprise-ready Kubernetes container platform with full-stack automated operations to manage hybrid cloud and multicloud deployments. Increase container security with built-in capabilities for policies and controls.

Red Hat Advanced Cluster Management for Kubernetes includes capabilities that unify multicluster management, provide policy-based governance, extend application life-cycle management, and proactive cluster health and performance monitoring with Red Hat Insights.

Red Hat Insights continuously analyzes platforms and applications to predict risk, recommend actions, and track costs so enterprises can better manage hybrid cloud environments. Red Hat Insights combines Red Hat experience, knowledge with machine learning to offer the best operations experience with OpenShift.

Customer success

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Amadeus IT Group

As a leading technology company in the travel industry, Amadeus turned to Red Hat® OpenShift® for their transition to the cloud. By integrating with OpenShift, Amadeus gained the flexibility it needs to run and scale its applications everywhere to efficiently manage and observe its workloads across their hybrid cloud. Amadeus has adopted a cloud-native open-source approach leading to the intensification of Observability-related projects.

Keep learning about OpenShift Observability


How we use Red Hat Insights to build better products


Observability in OpenShift 4.12 and Logging 5.6


Custom Queries for Observability Using Grafana and APIs

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