Instrumentation Special Interest Group

Covers best practices for cluster observability through metrics, logging, and events across all Kubernetes components and development of relevant components such as Heapster and kube-state-metrics. Coordinates metric requirements of different SIGs for other components through finding common APIs.




The Chairs of the SIG run operations and processes governing the SIG.

  • Piotr Szczesniak (@piosz), Google
  • Frederic Branczyk (@brancz), Red Hat



The following subprojects are owned by sig-instrumentation: - custom-metrics-apiserver - Owners: - - heapster - Owners: - - kube-state-metrics - Owners: - - metrics-server - Owners: -

GitHub Teams

The below teams can be mentioned on issues and PRs in order to get attention from the right people. Note that the links to display team membership will only work if you are a member of the org.

The google groups contain the archive of Github team notifications. Mentioning a team on Github will CC its group. Monitor these for Github activity if you are not a member of the team.

Team Name Details Google Groups Description
@kubernetes/sig-instrumentation-api-reviews link link API Changes and Reviews
@kubernetes/sig-instrumentation-bugs link link Bug Triage and Troubleshooting
@kubernetes/sig-instrumentation-feature-requests link link Feature Requests
@kubernetes/sig-instrumentation-misc link link General Discussion
@kubernetes/sig-instrumentation-pr-reviews link link PR Reviews
@kubernetes/sig-instrumentation-proposals link link Design Proposals
@kubernetes/sig-instrumentation-test-failures link link Test Failures and Triage