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From Fungo Wang <cloudst...@fungo.me>
Subject Re: monitor cloudstack
Date Mon, 26 Nov 2012 06:26:16 GMT
really thank you very much!


On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 12:35 PM, Shanker Balan <mail@shankerbalan.net>wrote:

> On 23-Nov-2012, at 7:37 AM, Train Lau <szliuquan@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Jerry
> >
> > Can u introduce some open source products about the agent-type monitor.
> >
>
>
> There are potentially 3 things major systems one could monitor:
>
> 1) The hypervisor hosts
> 2) The VM containers
> 3) The resources consumed by the user's OS running inside the VM container
> (business layer)
>
> As a cloud infra admin, I would be responsible for (1) and (2) but not (3).
>
> As for (3), if you treat what's running inside the VM as just another
> Linux OS, there are many monitoring platforms that one can use to track
> host metrics. Nagios, Ganglia, Cacti, Collectd are some of the popular ones
> that's shipped with Ubuntu LTS.
>
> Ganglia+Nagios could serve the requirements for (1)+(2) and (3). You could
> spin up one monitoring deployment which takes care of the cloud admin's
> monitoring needs and another deployment specific to the business layer
> needs of the running OS inside the VM.
>
> Keeping them separate will eventually allow to transition the user's
> monitoring requirements as a self service layer which can be easily puppet
> automated or templatized during VM creation itself.
>
> Most of the time, the monitoring deployment plans really depend on the
> team structure and ownership.
>
> Hth
> @shankerbalan

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