Post tagged: collectd

High memory usage with collectd

collectd itself is intended as lightweight collecting agent for metrics and events. In larger infrastructure, the data is sent over the network to a central point, where data is stored and processed further.

This introduces a potential issue: what happens, if the remote endpoint to write data to is not …

Config snippets for collectd configured by TripleO

This is mostly a brain dump for myself for later reference, but may be also useful for others.

As I wrote in an earlier post, collectd is configured on OpenStack TripleO driven deployments by a config file.

parameter_defaults:
    CollectdExtraPlugins:
        - write_http
    ExtraConfig:
        collectd::plugin::write_http::nodes:
            collectd:
                url: collectd1.tld.org …