- Cloud Logging and Monitoring is the built-in observability solution for GCP.
- Offers a fully managed logging solution, metrics collection, monitoring, dashboarding, and alerting.
- An ideal solution for customers wanting a single, easy to configure, powerful cloud-based observability solution.
- Highly recommended when running workloadson the Google Cloud.
- Monitored resources are how Google represents Compute resources.
- Logs are accessible via the Logs Viewer in GCP Console.
- Metrics can be accessed by using Metrics Explorer in GCP Console.
- Metrics Explorer provide options to filter metrics by metadata.systemLabels and metadata.userLabels.
- Metadata is used indirectly via metrics.