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Sysdig

Universal System Visibility With Native Container Support

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Container-Native Monitoring

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Sysdig is open source, system-level exploration: capture system state and activity from a running Linux instance, then save, filter and analyze. Sysdig is scriptable in Lua and includes a command line interface and a powerful interactive UI, csysdig, that runs in your terminal. Think of sysdig as strace + tcpdump + htop + iftop + lsof + awesome sauce.
With state of the art container visibility on top.

A quick preview of sysdig's interactive UI

Csysdig
 

...and a little taste of what sysdig can do from the command line

Dump system activity to file, so that sysdig can be used to process it later.
sudo sysdig -w trace.scap
View the top network connections for a single container.
sudo sysdig -pc -c topconns container.name=wordpress1
See the files where apache spends the most
time doing I/O.
sudo sysdig -c topfiles_time proc.name=httpd
Show all the interactive commands executed inside a given container.
sudo sysdig -pc -c spy_users container.name=wordpress1
Show every time a file is opened under /etc.
sudo sysdig evt.type=open and fd.name contains /etc
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Sysdig was born from our own team's constant frustration. System level troubleshooting is just way more of a pain than it should be — especially in container-based environments. So we took the lessons we learned while helping build network monitoring tools like WinPCap and Wireshark and created a new kind of system troubleshooting tool for Linux.

Crazy Powerful

Sysdig gives you instant access to a treasure trove of data buried within your system. Rich filtering, scripting, and an interactive UI take you from the big picture to finest detail in just a few clicks.

Easy to Use

For pragmatic people, by pragmatic people. With a dead-simple install, and a natural, intuitive UI, you'll be up and running with sysdig in seconds (seriously!).

Container-friendly

If you use containers, sysdig is the tool for you. Sysdig's unique technology offers full container visibility, with no plugins, no instrumentation, and no configuration.

Fast and Stable

Sysdig is built to run in production. By running as little code as possible in the kernel, sysdig minimizes performance overhead and the risk of crashes.

Fits to Your Workflow

Not the other way around. Watch system activity in real time, or do a trace dump and analyze later.

Flexible

Both sysdig and csysdig can be extended with Lua scripts that we call chisels and views. The ever growing collection of scripts covers tons of troubleshooting, monitoring and security cases.
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  • “Sysdig is a pretty awesome tool for debugging pretty much anything.”

    DevOps Weekly
  • “Say goodbye to top, lsof, strace,iostat, ps, etc - I use one tool now: sysdig.”

    Luca Deri
    Founder, ntop
  • “Sysdig is amazing. Detailed,system-wide tracing that’s actually stable,low overhead, and easy to use.”

    Grzegorz Nosek
    Chief Tinkering Officer, MegiTeam
  • “Sysdig is powerful, yet intuitive; you just jump in and go.”

    Ben Cane
    Founder, Runbook.io
  • “Sysdig is developing intoa serious swiss army knife,and you should give it a try.”

    Lukas Pustina
    Performance Engineer, codecentric