We’re thrilled to announce the integration of Cilium Hubble into our DigitalOcean Kubernetes (DOKS) service, adding a powerful new tool for advanced observability and security at no additional cost. Cilium Hubble offers Kubernetes admins and developers unparalleled network visibility and security, enabling them to monitor, troubleshoot, and secure their microservices with ease. Hubble helps transform the complexity of Kubernetes into more granular control over your cluster using eBPF to provide deep visibility into the networking and behavior of services and infrastructure.
Cilium Hubble is an open-source project that builds on top of Cilium, the eBPF-based networking, observability, and security solution. Cilium became DigitalOcean Kubernetes’ new data plane in 2019, and with the addition of Hubble, DigitalOcean Kubernetes users will get full visibility into the network traffic and security within a DOKS cluster.
With the integration of Cilium Hubble into DOKS, users can now gain deeper insights into their Kubernetes deployments. Whether you are tracking real-time network flows, visualizing service dependencies, or detecting potential security vulnerabilities, Hubble equips developers and system administrators with the tools they need for efficient Kubernetes management and troubleshooting. For more information about Hubble visit their repository on GitHub.
To start using Cilium Hubble on DigitalOcean Kubernetes is easy, the only requirements are having the Cilium and Hubble CLIs and to authenticate with your cluster. After that, you’re ready to access the Hubble UI.
Cilium Hubble is now included with DigitalOcean Kubernetes version 1.29.x or greater at absolutely no additional cost. Hubble will be widely available in all data centers with DOKS clusters. At this time metrics tracing is not part of Hubble on DOKS.
The addition of Cilium Hubble to DigitalOcean Kubernetes reaffirms our commitment to robust, secure, and easy-to-use infrastructure. Stay tuned for more updates and enhancements from DigitalOcean. For any questions or feedback, reach out to our support team or visit our community page.
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