Ganglia in the cloud ( unicast instead of multicast )

Last time, I talked about how much I like using Ganglia for monitoring a large number of distributed servers. One of the issues I ran into that is barely covered in the documentation is how to set this up if you cannot use multicast.  Multicast is the default method that ganglia uses to discover nodes. [...]

By | June 10th, 2013|cloud, cloud computing, EC2, IT, Linux|Comments Off on Ganglia in the cloud ( unicast instead of multicast )

Ganglia monitoring of large (and small) clusters

Lately, I've been spending more time back in the performance testing world.  The problem is that the testing we're doing is taking days and in some cases, weeks to run.  No matter how diligent you are, you're not going to be staring at your CPU / memory graphs the whole time.  The question is, what [...]

By | May 24th, 2013|Big Data, cloud, cloud computing, IT|Comments Off on Ganglia monitoring of large (and small) clusters


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