Red Hat OpenShift Observability

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What is OpenShift Observability?

Red Hat® OpenShift® Observability is a comprehensive set of observability capabilities that provides deep insights into the performance and health of OpenShift-based applications and infrastructure across any footprint: the public cloud, on-prem, and edge.

Why choose Red Hat?

Red Hat OpenShift Observability provides real-time visibility, monitoring, and analysis of various system metrics, logs, traces, and events to help you quickly diagnose and troubleshoot issues before they impact your applications or end users.

It streamlines metrics, traces and logs, while aggregating and transporting your data. Red Hat OpenShift Observability allows you to gain visibility into your clusters through efficient user interfaces and empowers your teams to make data-driven decisions.

With our balanced approach and five pillars, you can monitor 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


Monitor the health and performance of your applications running on OpenShift


Collect and forward, store and index, and log events for enhanced observability

Distributed Tracing

Track, observe, and understand service requests and transactions to optimize performance


Generate useful analytics and make them accessible to maximize the OpenShift user experience


Accomplish goals with less effort with consistent, intuitive, and useful interfaces for observability within the OpenShift console

Network Observability

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

Red Hat OpenShift is the leading modern application platform that provides a trusted, comprehensive, and consistent experience. OpenShift increases container security with built-in capabilities for policies and controls, fostering a powerful environment for application development and delivery capabilities. 

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


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Enhanced observability in OpenShift 4.15



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