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From ZHOU Qi <zhouqi.jack...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Using Chukwa as monitoring tool.
Date Fri, 17 Dec 2010 04:53:07 GMT
Got it. Thanks.

2010/12/17 Eric Yang <eyang@yahoo-inc.com>:
> Sure, here you go.
>
> Regards,
> Eric
>
> On 12/16/10 6:21 PM, "ZHOU Qi" <zhouqi.jackson@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> 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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