Why is Graphite one of the most popular tools for monitoring and graphing the performance of computer systems? This practical book helps you use this open source tool to track the operational data you need to monitor your systems and track application-level metrics for profiling your services. You’ll learn how to correlate all of that data with business intelligence to help you make informed decisions about your IT strategies.
This book is ideal for system administrators and engineers, who have familiarity with managing servers or development environments from the command line.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. What is Graphite?
Chapter 2. Monitoring Conventions
Chapter 3. Graphite Components: The Moving Parts
Chapter 4. Building Your First Graphite Server
Chapter 5. The Graphite User Interface
Chapter 6. The Render API
Chapter 7. Dashboards
Chapter 8. Whisper Storage
Chapter 9. Troubleshooting Graphite Performance
Chapter 10. Scaling Graphite
Appendix A. Carbon and Graphite-Web Internal Statistics