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From ZHOU Qi <zhouqi.jack...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Using Chukwa as monitoring tool.
Date Fri, 17 Dec 2010 02:21:26 GMT
Hi Eric,

I read the wiki of Chukwa, but there is less information about HICC.
>From where I can get its screen-shot or demo?

Thanks,
2010/12/17 Eric Yang <eyang@yahoo-inc.com>:
> Hi Akshay,
>
> A) Yes.  You can use “add sigar.SystemMetrics SystemMetrics [interval] 0” to
> stream CPU state at specified interval.  For example:
>
> “add sigar.SystemMetrics SystemMetrics 5 0” without quotes will stream CPU
> state every 5 seconds.
>
> B) Chukwa has a graphing tool built in which is called HICC.  It requires
> Hbase deployed in order to use HICC.
>
> However, agent is still required on the client machines.
>
> Regards,
> Eric
>
> On 12/16/10 4:34 AM, "Akshay Kumar" <kumar.akshay@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi,
> I have a Hadoop installation, and I want to collect some basic OS level
> metrics like  - cpu, memory, disk usage, and Hadoop metrics.
>
> I have looked into Ganglia, but it requires installing agents on client
> machines, which is what I want to avoid.
>
> My queries:
> a) Is this a fair use case for using chukwa? e.g. polling client machines
> for CPU stats few times per minute?
> b) Is it possible to integrate data collected from chukwa collectors in a
> form readable by rrdtool kind of graphing tools on the server side?
>
> Thanks,
> Akshay
>
>

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