The Kubernetes service simplifies load balancing and container management of containerized applications. Simply put, it makes it easier for enterprise applications to have greater scalability, flexibility, and portability. After Linux, Kubernetes is one of the fastest-growing projects in the history of open-source software. According to a study by CNFC, the number of Kubernetes engineers grew by 67% to 3.9 million.
It is a go-to solution for cloud orchestration in distributed environments. But, cloud architecture has become complicated, and organizations find it challenging to fix the bugs. When developers need to address the root cause, they encounter a lack of observability due to non-tracking of the state of Kubernetes, serverless functions, and other aspects of cloud architecture. This lack of visibility into what’s going on led to the need for Kubernetes Observability.