Monitoring with Ganglia

Monitoring with Ganglia

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Written by Ganglia designers and maintainers, this book shows you how to collect and visualize metrics from clusters, grids, and cloud infrastructures at any scale. Want to track CPU utilization from 50, 000 hosts every ten seconds? Ganglia is just the tool you need, once you know how its main components work together. This hands-on book helps experienced system administrators take advantage of Ganglia 3.x. Learn how to extend the base set of metrics you collect, fetch current values, see aggregate views of metrics, and observe time-series trends in your data. Youa€™ll also examine real-world case studies of Ganglia installs that feature challenging monitoring requirements. Determine whether Ganglia is a good fit for your environment Learn how Gangliaa€™s gmond and gmetad daemons build a metric collection overlay Plan for scalability early in your Ganglia deployment, with valuable tips and advice Take data visualization to a new level with gweb, Gangliaa€™s web frontend Write plugins to extend gmonda€™s metric-collection capability Troubleshoot issues you may encounter with a Ganglia installation Integrate Ganglia with the sFlow and Nagios monitoring systems Contributors include: Robert Alexander, Jeff Buchbinder, Frederiko Costa, Alex Dean, Dave Josephsen, Peter Phaal, and Daniel Pocock. Case study writers include: John Allspaw, Ramon Bastiaans, Adam Compton, Andrew Dibble, and Jonah Horowitz.... the server-side PHP scripts before they can be used and also define the location and refresh interval of the XML grid state ... Beware: Numerous parallel checks If you define a service check in Nagios to use hostgroups instead of individualanbsp;...

Title:Monitoring with Ganglia
Author:Matt Massie, Bernard Li, Brad Nicholes, Vladimir Vuksan, Robert Alexander, Jeff Buchbinder, Frederiko Costa, Alex Dean, Dave Josephsen, Peter Phaal, Daniel Pocock
Publisher:"O'Reilly Media, Inc." - 2012-11-09


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