Monitoring with Collectd, InfluxDB & Grafana

Thanks to Harshal Shah for creating the framework from scratch and getting me to dig into this.

Introduction

In this tutorial we are going to setup a complete stack which will collect performance metrics from multiple machines, store it in a datastore and visualise as graphs. Let’s go over the setup, design and role of individual components and then jump into configuring individual components and linking them together.

We have a three layer setup – and this setup is available as a setup of vagrant boxes with associated configuration scripts at github repo.… Read the post

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