New Relic's Kubernetes integration can be installed directly on a server or VM, or through several cloud platforms, such as GKE, EKS, AKS, or OpenShift. Each has a different compatibility with our integration.
Our Kubernetes integration is compatible with the following versions, depending on the installation mode:
|Install mode or feature||Kubernetes versions|
Currently tested with versions 1.10 to 1.19
|Kubernetes cluster GKE||
Currently tested with versions 1.10 and 1.17
|Kubernetes cluster EKS||Compatible with version 1.11 or higher|
|Kubernetes cluster AKS||
Compatible with version 1.11 or higher
|Kubernetes cluster OpenShift||
Currently tested with versions 3.7, 3.9, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5 and 4.6
|Control plane monitoring||Compatible with version 1.11 or higher|
|Service monitoring||Compatible with version 1.13 or higher|
The New Relic Kubernetes integration has the following requirements:
- Linux distribution compatible with New Relic infrastructure agent.
kube-state-metricsversion 1.9.5 running on the cluster.
- When using CRI-O as the container runtime, the processes inside containers are not reported. Performance data is collected at the container level.
Install using Helm
For compatibility and requirements when installing the Kubernetes integration using Helm, see Alternative install using Helm.