Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) is a managed Kubernetes service from Microsoft Azure. AKS allows you quickly deploy production-ready Kubernetes clusters without worrying about the underlying infrastructure and management.

Installed Datasets

The AKS app installs the following datasets:

  • AKS Cluster - a resource dataset

  • AKS Logs - an event dataset

  • AKS Metrics - an event dataset

Viewing Azure AKS in Observe

The Observe AKS integration includes the Azure/AKS Cluster Monitoring dashboard which you can find on the AKS Clusters resource. This dashboard gives you a high-level overview of the following activity:

  • CPU Usage

  • Memory Usage

  • Disk Usage

Monitoring dashboard for the Azure AKS

Figure 1 - The Monitoring dashboard for Azure AKS

From here, you can GraphLink to AKS Logs to view the Azure AKS Logs. For more comprehensive Kubernetes monitoring, see the Observe Kubernetes Integration.


To install AKS, see Microsoft Azure Setup.

AKS Metrics

To learn more about AKS Metrics, see Monitoring Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) with Azure Monitor.