Installing Sonar on Windows Container

Prerequisites Sonar v0.1.8 or higher Scenarios The following monitoring scenarios should be considered: Monitoring WMI, performance counters on Windows container. Monitoring product specific metrics, for example SQLServer or BizTalk Server. These scenarios are useful for gathering key metrics from Windows container , processes or products that are needed for monitoring […]

Installing Sonar on Windows Host

Prerequisites Sonar version 0.1.8 and later Steps Download Sonar This step is required to deploy Sonar monitoring agent on target host. Create new folder, for example C:\Sonar. Next, download the latest zip file with the bits to Sonar folder from releases section in our GitHub repository and unzip the archive. This […]

Monitoring Windows Event Logs

Prerequisites Sonar v0.1.8 or higher Scenarios The following monitoring scenarios should be considered: Monitoring event logs in Windows container deployed on Docker or Kubernetes. Monitoring event log  on Windows virtual machine or host. These scenarios are useful for monitoring specific records from OS or  your applications and cannot be collected […]

Sending Windows Container Metrics to Prometheus and Grafana

This section describes how to use Sonar for monitoring Docker containers on Nano Server without cloud services or using any cloud vendor. Sonar is available under BSD license. Introduction TL;DR – This article explain how to monitor Windows containers or hosts on-premise with Sonar, Prometheus and Grafana. The rest of […]

Sending Windows Container Metrics to InfluxDb and Grafana

This section describes how to use Sonar for monitoring Docker containers on Nano Server without cloud services or using any cloud vendor. Sonar is available under BSD license. Introduction TL;DR –  This article explain how to monitor Windows containers or hosts on-premise with Sonar, InfluxDb and Grafana. The rest of […]

Monitoring Nano Server Windows Containers with Sonar

 This section describes how to use Sonar for monitoring Docker containers on Nano Server without cloud services or using any cloud vendor. Sonar is available under BSD license. Introduction TL;DR –  This article explain how to accomplish what customers are asking here to monitor Docker Windows containers or hosts on-premise […]

Monitoring SQL Server for Linux on Kubernetes

  Goals Monitor metrics from SQL Server for Linux on Kubernetes. Background Deploying SQL Server for Linux to Kubernetes cluster requires to define approach for monitoring. While there are several choices available, Sonar is only monitoring agent that utilize .NET Core framework to accomplish this task. More information about scenarios […]