Statsd is a node.js application created by Etsy. It is fundamentally a statistics and data aggregator, collecting data over UDP, aggregating it and then forwarding on to a backend service, such as Graphite.

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Sending data to statsd does not work in some locations with content_by_lua_file

Before Until recently I used nginx 1.4.x with zebrafishlabs/nginx-statsd as a reverse proxy for openresty (yet, I know, nginx behind nginx - keep reading please) with the following location nginx ...
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How to make Statsd talk to Ganglia on EC2 (localhost)

As per topic, Im just trying to make this simple setup work. The services are running fine, but as far as I can tell statsd doesn't send anything over to ganglia. Ganglia is working fine I guess since ...
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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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How do StatsD and CollectD relate?

How do StatsD and CollectD relate? Is StatsD and alternative to CollectD Is StatsD used to aggregate metrics coming from CollectD (and possibly other tools) something else entirely. If so what?
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Normalising vhost name from varnish for statsd

The setup I am collecting statistics from Varnish with Logstash, which is configured to increment statsd counters based on the vhost in the server logs and the result code. I also have carbon ...
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nc (netcat) hangs, waiting for more data, in UDP mode.

I'm trying to send a small string to statsd via nc inside of a read block: while read line; do printf "folder.counter:value|1c" | nc -q 0 -u $host $port done Unfortunately, when in UDP mode, nc ...
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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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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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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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What's the right way to start a node.js service?

I'm running a node.js service (statsd) on CentOS 6. What's the proper way to daemonize and start such a service? Potential Daemonizers--are daemonizers supposed to be language-specific or general?: ...
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Alternative to etsy/statsd

Is there any alternative to etsy's statsd? Maybe even a complete dashboard-like solution? My research only found proprietary SaaS solutions. For those who do not know: statsd is a deamon which ...
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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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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 ...