The state of Monitoring

By Charles JUDITH / @Charles_JUDITH

Paris Monitoring Meetup #1 | 04 June 2015 | #monitoringlove | #parismonitoring

About me

Open Source enthusiast

DevOps Monitoring at Criteo R&D

FAN (Fully Automated Nagios) core developer

Centreon crontributor

Blogger

...

“I'm an open source monitoring addict.”

Introduction

The past

  • Nagios + Addons
  • RRDtool
  • MRTG
  • PNP4Nagios
  • Cacti
  • ...
“Basic scripts and crappy things.”

Monitor at three levels:

  • Hardware
  • System
  • Application

Alerting and Monitoring

Cheap monitoring

Monitoring for sysadmin only ?

“Monitoring was system oriented !”

Today

  • The same tools
  • Graphite
  • StatsD
  • Kibana
  • Grafana
  • ...

And ?

  • Fancy interfaces ?
  • Automation ?
  • Business Oriented ?
"We can't collect data properly."

Monitor Everything

"You can't manage what you can't measure."

Think about

The way we collect data ?!

A new monitoring agent ?

Automation

...

Choose new software

  • Prometheus
  • Consul
  • Kaji
  • ...

THE END

Thank you !