Management Pack for Docker

The Blue Medora VMware vRealize Operations Management Pack for Docker is an embedded adapter for vRealize Operations (vROps), collecting performance data from your Docker container platform and providing predictive analysis and real-time information about problems in your infrastructure—all within the vRealize Operations user interface.

Notable Features

The Management Pack harnesses powerful VMware vRealize Operations features such as:

  • 3 comprehensive Docker monitoring dashboards:
    • Docker Overview
    • Docker Health Investigation

    • Docker Container Details

  • 80+ collected metrics for Docker resources
  • Key performance metrics such as container service/container CPU usage, memory usage, and network throughput and filesystem disk usage
  • External relationships to the VMware, Nutanix, and/or KVM virtual machines
  • Detailed alerts and recommendations for events such as high transmission/received errors and high disk usage
  • vRealize Calculated CPU, Memory, and Space Capacity for Docker container resources

Release Notes

VersionRelease DateDescription 

Updated to support vRealize Operations 7.x and 8.x (does not support vRealize Operations 6.x) 20, 2018
  • Updated for vROps 6.7 compatibility (For information about general vROps 6.7 impact on our management packs, see our 6.7 Support Knowledge Article.)

  • Changed default metrics shown on dashboards for VMware objects

  • Updated for OSS attribution
  • Incorporates the following changes from previous LA releases:
    • Added support for collecting containers returned in a different format

    • Fixed an issue where dashboards referenced out-of-date metric keys for the container and container service resources 28, 2017Initial General Availability release

Known Issues / Limitations

The following known issues/limitations exist for the currently-released version of the Management Pack:

  • The cAdvisor API may report incorrect values for CPU usage on container hosts.

See also:

System Requirements (Docker)