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Scylla Monitoring Stack 3.0.1 – Alternator Dashboard

Scylla Monitoring Stack Release Notes

The Scylla team is pleased to announce the release of Scylla Monitoring Stack 3.0.1.

Scylla Monitoring Stack is an open-source stack for monitoring Scylla Enterprise and Scylla Open Source, based on Prometheus and Grafana. Scylla Monitoring Stack 3.0 supports:

  • Scylla Open Source versions 2.3, 3.0 and 3.1
  • Scylla Enterprise versions 2018.x and 2019.x
  • Scylla Manager 1.4.x

Scylla Monitoring 3.0.1 adds support for ScyllaDB’s new Amazon DynamoDB compatible API (Project Alternator). To use the new Alternator dashboard:

  1. Upgrade Scylla Monitoring Stack to version 3.0.1
  2. Run start_all.sh with -v master option (Alternator is not part of a formal Scylla release yet).

Scylla Monitoring 3.0.1 does not fix or add any other functionality to 3.0 beyond the new dashboard.

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New Metrics in the Altenator dashboard

High-level counters:

  • scylla_alternator_total_operations – number of total operations via Alternator API

Data Plan counters:

  • scylla_alternator_operation number of requests for operations:
    • GetItem
    • PutItem
    • UpdateItem
    • DeleteItem
    • BatchWriteItem
    • Query
    • Scan

Data Plan latencies:

  • scylla_alternator_op_latency – Latency histogram for operations:
    • GetItem
    • PutItem
    • UpdateItem
    • DeleteItem

Control Plan counters:

  • scylla_alternator_operation – number of requests for operations:
    • CreateTable
    • DeleteTable
    • DescribeTable
    • ListTables
    • DescribeEndpoints

Tzach Livyatan

About Tzach Livyatan

Tzach Livyatan has a B.A. and MSc in Computer Science (Technion, Summa Cum Laude), and has had a 15 year career in development, system engineering and product management. In the past he worked in the Telecom domain, focusing on carrier grade systems, signalling, policy and charging applications.