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Graphite and Grafana: Visualizing Application Performance

via LinkedIn Learning

Overview

Learn how to combine StatsD, Graphite, and Grafana to visualize metrics about the performance of your applications.

Syllabus

Introduction
  • Monitoring and visualizing system performance
  • What you should know
  • Exercise files
1. Metrics Gathering with StatsD
  • StatsD overview
  • Installing StatsD
  • Configuring StatsD
  • Types of metrics
  • Adding StatsD to an application
  • First look with StatsD and Grafana
2. Graphite: Metrics Aggregation
  • Graphite basics and components
  • Installing Graphite
  • Setting up the Graphite-web database
  • Carbon overview
  • Configuring carbon
  • Configuring Graphite-web
  • Whisper files
  • Verifying the system
  • The Graphite UI
  • Graphite scaling and performance
3. Grafana: Metrics Visualization
  • Grafana basics
  • Installing Grafana
  • Grafana security basics
  • Adding data sources
  • Creating dashboards
  • Additional dashboard configurations
  • Deep dive: Grafana panel types
  • High-availability Grafana
4. Using Graphite and Grafana Together
  • The Graphite render endpoint
  • Building Graphite queries
  • Interpreting graphs
  • Example dashboards
Conclusion
  • Next steps

Taught by

Laura Stone

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