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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Introducing Ganglia

    1. It’s a Problem of Scale

    2. Hosts ARE the Monitoring System

    3. Redundancy Breeds Organization

    4. Is Ganglia Right for You?

    5. gmond: Big Bang in a Few Bytes

    6. gmetad: Bringing It All Together

    7. gweb: Next-Generation Data Analysis

    8. But Wait! That’s Not All!

  2. Chapter 2 Installing and Configuring Ganglia

    1. Installing Ganglia

    2. Configuring Ganglia

    3. Postinstallation

  3. Chapter 3 Scalability

    1. Who Should Be Concerned About Scalability?

    2. gmond and Ganglia Cluster Scalability

    3. gmetad Storage Planning and Scalability

  4. Chapter 4 The Ganglia Web Interface

    1. Navigating the Ganglia Web Interface

    2. The gweb Search Tab

    3. The gweb Views Tab

    4. The gweb Aggregated Graphs Tab

    5. The gweb Compare Hosts Tab

    6. The gweb Events Tab

    7. The gweb Automatic Rotation Tab

    8. The gweb Mobile Tab

    9. Custom Composite Graphs

    10. Other Features

    11. Authentication and Authorization

  5. Chapter 5 Managing and Extending Metrics

    1. gmond: Metric Gathering Agent

    2. Base Metrics

    3. Extended Metrics

    4. Extending gmond with Modules

    5. Extending gmond with gmetric

    6. How to Choose Between C/C++, Python, and gmetric

    7. XDR Protocol

    8. Java and gmetric4j

    9. Real World: GPU Monitoring with the NVML Module

  6. Chapter 6 Troubleshooting Ganglia

    1. Overview

    2. Useful Resources

    3. Monitoring the Monitoring System

    4. General Troubleshooting Mechanisms and Tools

    5. Common Deployment Issues

    6. Typical Problems and Troubleshooting Procedures

  7. Chapter 7 Ganglia and Nagios

    1. Sending Nagios Data to Ganglia

    2. Monitoring Ganglia Metrics with Nagios

    3. Displaying Ganglia Data in the Nagios UI

    4. Monitoring Ganglia with Nagios

  8. Chapter 8 Ganglia and sFlow

    1. Architecture

    2. Standard sFlow Metrics

    3. Configuring gmond to Receive sFlow

    4. Host sFlow Agent

    5. Troubleshooting

    6. Using Ganglia with Other sFlow Tools

  9. Chapter 9 Ganglia Case Studies

    1. Tagged, Inc.

    2. SARA

    3. Reuters Financial Software

    4. Lumicall (Mobile VoIP on Android)

    5. Wait, How Many Metrics? Monitoring at Quantcast

    6. Many Tools in the Toolbox: Monitoring at Etsy

  1. Appendix Advanced Metric Configuration and Debugging

    1. Module Metric Definitions

    2. Advanced Metrics Aggregation and You

    3. rrdcached

    4. Debugging with gmond-debug

  2. Appendix Ganglia and Hadoop/HBase

    1. Introducing Hadoop and HBase

    2. Configuring Hadoop and HBase to Publish Metrics to Ganglia

  3. Colophon