Recent Articles - Microservices

Types of Probes in Kubernetes

Feb 19, 2022 · 4 min read

It's tempting to use the same health check endpoint for multiple probes in Kubernetes, but the kubelet uses each probe for very different purposes.

Writing Meaningful Health Check Endpoints

Feb 14, 2022 · 6 min read

If your health check endpoints return a hard-coded response then you don't actually know the health of your service.