Graphite is a highly scalable real-time graphing system. As a user, you write an application that collects numeric time-series data that you are interested in graphing, and send it to Graphite's processing backend, carbon, which stores the data in Graphite's specialized database. The data can then ...

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Graphite showing no Data when changing Poll Intervall

I'm using Graphite to read ifInOctets and ifOutOctets, which I'm polling with the CollectD snmp and graphite_write plugins. I also use a Grafana Dashboard. Data arrives into Graphite with no problems ...
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Collectd write_graphite plugin - multiple/different prefixes?

I'm using collectd with the snmp and write_graphite plugins. I want certain metrics to go to Graphite with prefix A, and others to go with prefix B, to keep the data in Graphite/Whisper organized. ...
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Graphite shows “None” for all data points even though I send it data

I have installed Graphite via Puppet (https://forge.puppetlabs.com/dwerder/graphite) with nginx and PostgresSQL. When I send it data manually, it creates the metric but all its data points are "None" ...
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graphite queries and confusion around time

I am doing a http query on my graphite server: curl 'http://example.com/render?from=06:04_20140430&until=06:08_20140430&target=servers.server1.memory.MemFree&rawData=true' ...
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Graphite data disappears if period greater than 30 minutes requested

This is a fairly new Graphite installation on CentOS 6.5. It's receiving metrics via AMQP (RabbitMQ) from Sensu. As a proof-of-concept, I have a load-average monitor reporting data to sensu/graphite ...
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New Graphite installation doesn't render fonts in graphs (except Courier)

I've been studying this problem for a couple of days now without success ... I've configured and deployed Graphite (with carbon and whisper) using the Puppet Graphite module on a CentOS 6.5 server. ...
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How do I get the Graphite webapp to (re)read what's currently coming from collectd?

I have collectd running the tail plugin and writing data out using the write_graphite plugin (via carbon). This seems to work. If I then change the tail plugin config (e.g. change the Regex or ...
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Graphite/Carbon cluster returning incomplete data

Trying to setup a Graphite/Carbon cluster. I have an elastic load balancer that directs traffic between two nodes in my cluster, each with one web app, relay, and cache. In this example, I sent 1000 ...
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Disk Capacity Planning for Whisper / Graphite

Does anyone have any formulas, or maybe some sample data from their environment that can help me estimate how much disk space will be used by graphite per datapoint?
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What does a 'P' in a graphite graph mean? [closed]

What does the 'P' in front of the values on the Y axis mean in graphite?
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Graphite stops collecting data randomly

We have a Graphite server to collect data through collectd, statsd, JMXTrans ... Since a few days, we frequently have holes in our data. Digging through the data we still have, we can see an increase ...
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calculating days until disk is full

We use graphite to track history of disk utilisation over time. Our alerting system looks at the data from graphite to alert us when the free space falls below a certain number of blocks. I'd like to ...
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peaks in graphite charts lower for longer time series

I'm trying to figure out something that's counter-intuitive for me in Graphite. I am collecting (for now) test data (with statsd). In Graphite's dashboard, I'm seeing lower peaks for the same set of ...
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Graphite edit dashboard

I installed collectd, graphite(0.9.10), carbon and whisper on a debian box. Graphite displays the captured data correctly and I can build a dashboard with it. The ...
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Graphite metrics from AMQP throws error, takes ages to reconnect

I'm trying to pull some metrics into Graphite over a RabbitMQ exchange. I've got my publishers merrily publishing data to an exchange called metrics, and I've configured carbon.conf with the ...
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How do you delete a counter in graphite whisper?

I have a counter at stats.message.foo and want to move it to stats.messages.foo. I've updated my code to populate the new counter, however the old one still exists. I've read all I need to do to ...
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Graphite, SSL and Keychain certificate

I have set up Graphite in our infrastructure and have it listening on 443. We are sending quite a big amount of data into it, we're talking 3MB/s are written to the hard drive. The set up is pretty ...
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Load avg weirdness on Linux Ubuntu

In past few days I've been trying to understand the weirdness which is happening in our infrastructure but I haven't been able to figure it our so I'm turning to you guys to give me some hints. I've ...
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Graphiti / Graphite using Apache with Proxy and BasicAuth requests auth for every URL / request

We have a server with apache set up as an authentication front end for a backend web service running on the same box. The setup seemed to work at first, but we soon realised that apache was asking ...
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Getting client denied when accessing a wsgi graphite script

I'm trying to set up graphite on my Mac OS X 10.7 lion, i've set up apache to call the python graphite script via WSGI, but when i try to access it, i get a forbiden from apache and in the error log. ...
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Graphite: aggregation method for counters

I am going to put an ever increasing counter value into Graphite. I'm not sure what I should use for the aggregation method. I think it would either be "min" or "max". The default of "average" ...
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Is Ganglia's RRD module a bottleneck?

I want to monitor a LOT of metrics on a lot of machines, and from Graphite website, I noticed that ganglia's RRD compoent probably impose scalability issue from the following FAQ explaining why ...
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Highly-available, Web-accessible and scalable deployment of statsd and graphite

I'd like to setup statsd/graphite so that I can log JS apps running on HTML devices (ie. not in a contained LAN environment, and possibly with a large volume of incoming data that I don't directly ...
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how to use check_graphite plugin for nagios & graphite integration?

I attempted to use the check_graphite.py plugin but was not successful. Can anyone point out where I am going wrong? xxx@xxx-Aspire-5738:/usr/lib/nagios/plugins$ python check_graphite.py -u ...
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Graphite Running using daemon tools getting defunct

I am running carbon-cache.py and carbon-aggregator.py using daemon tools. When I made some changes in the storage-schema.conf and tried to restart the carbon-cache.py, I found that it is becoming ...
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Statsd, Graphite and graphs

I've setup Graphite and statsd and both are running well. I'm using the example-client.py from graphite/examples to measure load values and it's OK. I started doing tests with statsd and at first it ...
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how to write a script in statsD to insert metrics information in graphite

Can anyone please guide me about how to write scripts for statsD & see the metric in Graphite. I am getting the graphs for the default scripts run by statsd to graphite i.e Cpu usage etc but i ...
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Should logs for /opt go in /var/opt or /var/log?

A package I'm using (Graphite) insists on installing into /opt/graphite. Should logs go into /var/opt/graphite/log, or /var/log/graphite? Presume we want to be as FHS as possible. I'm using CentOS ...
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Graphite Integration breaks ganglia/gmetad?

I'm trying to forward metrics from gmetad to graphite/carbon. After configuring carbon_server and ganglia_prefix in gmetad.conf gmetad starts losing metrics. gmetad Version is 3.3.5, ...
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Graphite SNMP Counter transforms

I'm using graphite version 0.9.10 to read ifHCInOctets and ifHCOutOctets, which I'm polling with the collectd snmp and graphite_write plugins; I'm using collectd version 5.1.0. Data arrives into ...
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How To Tell Puppet To Only Install Using Pip If A File Doesn't Exist

I am using Puppet to install some Python packages using pip. I'm using Puppet 2.7, so my package declarations look something like this: package { "carbon": require => ...
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How does one publish statsd stats for consumption by graphite?

We're just now getting to grips with statsd+graphite, and we (think we) want to look at graphs sliced differently. For example, say we have a website foo that is multi-tenanted to 3 customers and ...
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Collectd and graphite imports data every 5 minutes, rather than 1 minute

I'm a bit new to graphite, so bear with me on this. I'm looking into alternatives for a large and fairly unwieldy cacti installation, so I've been playing with graphite. We pull a lot of data via ...
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Regenerate Graphite dashboard

I have a bunch of machines pushing data into a dashboard in Graphite and the number of machines is constantly growing so I am wondering whether is a way to automatically regenerate a dashboard based ...
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How do I prevent graphite from filling up my primary disk on ubuntu in EC2?

I am running graphite (per reading this blog by Etsy) on an Ubuntu 10.10 linux install on EC2. Basically it works, except that my server is constantly exhausting reported free disk space. I say ...
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Graphite is plotting increments from Logstash in float

I was trying to mimic this logstash.net/docs/1.1.0/tutorials/metrics-from-logs I have following setup nginx(app server) ==sends the increment==>Etsy statsD=====>Graphite This setup is working fine ...
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Graphite Clustered Webapp - Not Sharing Data

I have Graphite setup on three instances on EC2: carbon-relay - relay1.graphite.prod.example.ec2 carbon-cache + webapp - cache3.graphite.prod.example.ec2 carbon-cache + webapp - ...
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Statsd messages not showing up in Graphite dashboard

Ubuntu 11.10 Everything worked when I first setup statsd and graphite. Once I rebooted, it no longer works, which makes me think something about graphite or carbon needs to be started. Now that ...
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LDAP authentication with Graphite

I have setup Graphite Web 0.9.9 on CentOS 6.2 x86_64 at EC2 and I'm trying to get LDAP authentication to work against 389 Directory Server. I have configured local_settings.py with: USE_LDAP_AUTH ...
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Graphite not running

I'm currently trying to install graphite 0.9.9 on a gentoo box using these instructions from the graphite wiki. Essentially, it fronts graphite using apache and mod_wsgi. Everything seems to have ...
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What is the difference between OpenTSDB and Graphite?

As far as I can tell, here are the main differences: OpenTSDB does not deteriorate data over time, unlike Graphite where the size of the database is pre-determined. OpenTSDB can store metrics per ...
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The benefits of using statsd?

So I've been playing around with graphite for the past few days and I can see the potential there and why it is so powerful. My main question is why should I use statsd in front of it like esty and ...