Sink Architecture in PKS

Page last updated:

Warning: Pivotal Container Service (PKS) v1.3 is no longer supported because it has reached the End of General Support (EOGS) phase as defined by the Support Lifecycle Policy.
To stay up to date with the latest software and security updates, upgrade to a supported version.

This topic describes how sinks are implemented in Pivotal Container Service (PKS) workloads.

Sink Architecture Diagram

The following diagram details sink architecture in PKS.

Sink architecture in PKS

Sink Architecture

Logs are monitored by a set of fluent-bit daemons, which run as a pod on each node.

When sinks are added or removed, all the fluent-bit pods are refreshed with new sink information.

Another pod collects Kubernetes API events and sends them to a fluent-bit pod.

For more information on sinks in PKS, see the following topics:

Please send any feedback you have to