Goldilocks is a utility that can help you identify a starting point for resource requests and limits.
# How can this help with my resource settings?
By using the kubernetes vertical-pod-autoscaler (opens new window) in recommendation mode, we can see a suggestion for resource requests on each of our apps. This tool creates a VPA for each deployment in a namespace and then queries them for information.
Once your VPAs are in place, you'll see recommendations appear in the Goldilocks dashboard: