Deploy the Metrics Server

Deploy the Metrics Server

Before starting to learn about Kubernetes resource management, you’ll need to deploy the Metrics Server. Follow the instructions in the module Deploy the Metrics Server to enable the Kubernetes Metrics Server.

Verify that the metrics-server deployment is running the desired number of pods with the following command:

kubectl get deployment metrics-server -n kube-system

Output:


NAME             READY   UP-TO-DATE   AVAILABLE   AGE
metrics-server   1/1     1            1           19s

CPU units are expressed as 1 CPU or 1000m, which equals to 1vCPU/Core. Additional details can be found here