Site Reliability Troubleshooting with Cloud Monitoring APM




Deploy application

Configure Latency SLI

Configure Availability SLI

Deploy new release

Deploy Change to Address Latency

Deploy Change to Address Error Rate

Site Reliability Troubleshooting with Cloud Monitoring APM

1 hour 30 minutes 7 Credits


Google Cloud Self-Paced Labs


The objective of this lab is to familiarize yourself with the specific capabilities of Cloud Monitoring to monitor GKE cluster infrastructure, Istio, and applications deployed on this infrastructure.

What you'll do

  • Create a GKE cluster

  • Deploy a microservices application to it

  • Define latency and error SLIs and SLOs for it

  • Configure Cloud Monitoring to monitor your SLIs

  • Deploy a breaking change to the application and use Cloud Monitoring to troubleshoot and resolve the issues that result

  • Validate that your resolution addresses the SLO violation

What you'll learn

  • How to deploy a microservices application on an existing GKE cluster

  • How to select appropriate SLIs/SLOs for an application

  • How to implement SLIs using Cloud Monitoring features

  • How to use Cloud Trace, Cloud Profiler, and Cloud Debugger to identify software issues


  • Basic knowledge of Kubernetes

  • Basic knowledge of Cloud Monitoring

  • Basic knowledge of troubleshooting process

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