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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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: carbon instrumentation: send to another server

I have a Graphite architecture composed of several elements (HAProxy, Carbon relays and caches) and I use a carbon relay to replicate my data between 2 Graphite servers which store it in Whisper ...
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Graphite SQLite3 DatabaseError: database is locked

While going through the initial installation and set up of Graphite on CentOS 6.4 using Apache mod_wsgi via the stock graphite-web rpm, I'm getting the following "DatabaseError: database is locked" ...
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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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Determining graphite server specs [duplicate]

We're looking to implement a Graphite server and I'm looking for help on infrastructure. Our current plan is to be using Graphite with InfluxDB. We'll be sending a large number of metrics to ...
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How to parse and graph sar/sysstat

The sar binary from the sysstat package returns a huge set of useful metrics, that are already pre-configured and sitting on the system waiting to be used. I would like to push them to statsd, so that ...
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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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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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Graphite — How to send data to carbon that have timestamps over a year old

I'm using graphite to store and plot data and I want to send data points to the carbon daemon that are over a year old (first data point is from Dec 12, 2013 and last is Jan 12, 2015) but whisper does ...
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Graphite Network SNMP Counter

I am having issues using graphite and visualize my network interfaces collected data correctly. So the data is collected and I see the data being collected. It standard ifHCOutOctets and ifHCInOctets. ...
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How to display a graphite graph of used memory when you have total memory and free memory

My servers send mem_total and mem_free metrics to Graphite, but I'd like to display mem_used on my dashboard. I'm currently solving the problem by doing: ...
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How can I plot Apache HTTPd status counts in Graphite without Statsd using Logstash?

I'd like to send Apache HTTPd log statistics, such as 200 status counts to Graphite/Carbon. Logstash looks ideal but all the examples I've seen use Statsd to act as the state counter. This means ...
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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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tcpdump increases udp performance

I'm running a set of load tests to determine the performance of the following setup: Node.js test suite (client) --> StatsD (server) --> Graphite (server) In short, the node.js test suite ...
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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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Data does not get collected (Sensu, Carbon, Graphite)

I need to show graphs from sensu relay in graphite : With a netcat cmd i see a new tree in Graphite : #echo "test.first 10 `date +%s`"| nc 127.0.0.1 2003 But with sensu relay i see only : ...
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Graphite doesn't display any data

I'm trying to setup graphite (megacarbon) with Ceres storage. Right now the default gui graphite-web does not show any data in Tree / Metrics However in search I'm able to search for my metrics and ...
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Graphite SQLite3 DatabaseError: attempt to write a readonly database

Running graphite under apache httpd, with slqite database, I have the correct folder permissions [root@liaan55 httpd]# ls -ltr /var/lib | grep graphite drwxr-xr-x. 2 apache apache 4096 ...
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Error while setting up grafana with graphite and nginx

While trying to setup grafana with graphite using nginx server. I am getting this error: No 'Access-Control-Allow-Origin' header is present on the requested resource. I tried changing configuration ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Graphite (or carbon) seems to be overwriting data and not aggregating

I have reinstalled from the ground up our Graphite server to begin automating it. I don't know what but I must have forgotten some kind of configuration because now our data only shows the latest ...
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Graphite: How to make historic whisper data available through web app

I've recently reconfigured my graphite setup from a single carbon-cache instance to several carbon-cache instances. As I needed to cook this up on a new host without bringing down the old graphite ...
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Not able to add servers to graphite server

I want to know how to add clients to graphite server. I want to get logs of multiple servers in my graphite server.I have setup graphite server with gui,whisper and carbon on a centos 6.5 64 bit ...
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How to calculate counter metrics not in real time

I use a Statsd daemon (bucky) and Graphite to generate counters for several metrics in our organization. Statsd protocol is real-time, meaning that you submit metrics and after an interval it ...
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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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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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How can I get the CPU usage for a given process out of collectd?

I'm running multiple ubuntu (precise) boxes & I've got collectd pushing data up to a central logstash box, which is then sending it to carbon (graphite). I'm running the processes plugin for ...
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Graphite not accepting data from collectd

I am currently having an issue with getting collectd 5.4.0 to work with graphite/carbon. I am currently using the write_graphite plugin with collectd with the following configuration: <Plugin ...
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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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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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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 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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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, 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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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 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 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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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 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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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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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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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 ...