Real-Time Continuous Optimization

To start using Granulate's real-time continuous optimization, just create a free account, install the gAgent on a host, and see how Granulate improves your application performance and reduces your costs.

Step 1: Register for Granulate

To create an account visit Granulate's getting started page. Enter your business email address and click on See Granulate in Action. You will be redirected to the gCenter web app.

Step 2: Create Your gCenter Account

Register for Granulate's gCenter web app by filling in your email address, name and company information. Choose your account password and click Next. You should see a welcome message and receive a confirmation email.

After confirming your registration and logging in, you will be redirected to Granulate's self-onboarding wizard.

Step 3: Deploy Granulate gAgent

Choose the relevant installation method from the installation methods menu. The self-service onboarding supports the following installation methods: command line interface (CLI), Ansible, and Kubernetes DaemonSet.

Choose the relevant installation method from the installation methods list.

CLI Installation

  1. Click on the CLI icon from the installation menu.

  2. Choose the appropriate service name. All agents installed with the same service name will be aggregated together in the gCenter.

  3. Click Submit to generate your specific gAgent CLI installation command line.

  4. Copy the installation command line that appears on screen.

Ansible Installation

  1. Click on the Ansible icon from the installation menu.

  2. Choose the appropriate service name. All agents installed with the same service name will be aggregated together in the gCenter.

  3. Click Submit to generate your specific gAgent Ansible manifest and installation command line.

  4. Download the ansible_gagent.yml manifest generated based on your customer license key.

  5. Copy the installation command line that appears on the screen.

DaemonSet Installation

  1. Click on the Kubernetes icon from the installation menu.

  2. Choose the appropriate service name. All agents installed with the same service name will be aggregated together in the gCenter. Granulate automatically identifies Kubernetes microservices within the same cluster.

  3. Choose the namespace you would like Granulate pods to belong to and then click Add. Granulate agents do not need to operate within the same namespace as other optimized microservices

  4. Click Submit to generate your specific gAgent DaemonSet manifest.

  5. Download the daemonset_gagent.yml manifest generated based on your customer license key.

  6. Copy the installation command line that appears on the screen: kubectl apply -f daemonset_gagent.yaml