[openstack-dev] [telemetry][ceilometer] New project: collectd-ceilometer-plugin

Julien Danjou julien at danjou.info
Thu Jan 28 10:02:35 UTC 2016

On Thu, Jan 28 2016, Foley, Emma L wrote:

> So, metrics are grouped by the type of resource they use, and each metric has to be listed.
> Grouping isn't a problem, but creating an exhaustive list might be, since there
> are 100+ plugins [1] in collectd which can provide statistics, although not all
> of these are useful, and some require extensive configuration. The plugins each
> provide multiple metrics, and each metric can be duplicated for a number of
> instances, examples: [2].
> Collectd data is minimal: timestamp and volume, so there's little room to find interesting meta data.
> It would be nice to see this support integrated, but it might be very tedious to list all the metric names and group by resource type without any form of 
> Do the resource definitions support wildcards? Collectd can provide A LOT of metrics.

One also has to put into balance the upside of going through Ceilometer,
as Gnocchi has direct support for statsd:


Julien Danjou
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