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Posts by Amnon Heiman

Oct2

Monitoring Scylla with Datadog: A Tale about Datadog – Prometheus integration

A question we keep getting from customers is: “How can I monitor Scylla with Datadog?” And more generally “How do you integrate Datadog and Prometheus?” Find out how to enable this on your Scylla cluster.

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Aug27

Scylla Monitoring Stack Release 3.0

Scylla Monitoring Stack Release Notes

The Scylla team is pleased to announce the release of Scylla Monitoring Stack 3.0. Scylla Monitoring Stack is an open-source stack for monitoring Scylla Enterprise and Scylla Open Source, based on Prometheus and Grafana.

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Aug27

What’s New in Scylla Monitoring Stack 3.0

New CQL Optimization Dashboard

We just released Scylla Monitoring Stack version 3.0. It includes reorganization of the dashboards, upgrading to Grafana version 6, and a metrics clean up.

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Jun24

What’s New In Scylla Monitoring Stack 2.4

Scylla Monitoring Stack Release Notes

We just released Scylla Monitoring Stack version 2.4. The new version comes with dashboards to support the coming Scylla Open Source 3.1 release, new dashboards, and ways to view your Scylla cluster status.

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Apr24

What’s New in Scylla Monitoring Stack 2.3

New CQL Optimization Dashboard

We just released Scylla Monitoring Stack version 2.3. The new version comes with dashboards to support the coming Scylla Enterprise 2019.1 release and for the Scylla Manager 1.4 release.

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Apr24

Scylla Monitoring Stack Release 2.3

Scylla Monitoring Stack Release Notes

Scylla Monitoring Stack 2.3 is a monitoring tool based on Prometheus and Grafana, supporting Scylla Open Source 2.3/3.0 and Scylla Enterprise 2018.1/2019.1.

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Mar28

The New CQL Optimization Dashboard in Scylla Monitoring Stack 2.2

New CQL Optimization Dashboard

If you are a Scylla user, you must be familiar by now with Scylla Monitoring Stack (downloadable for free from Github) which is the recommended way to monitor Scylla. We just released Scylla Monitoring Stack version 2.2. There are a few configuration simplifications you should be aware of and there is an exciting new dashboard for CQL optimization we hope you’ll find useful. CQL Optimization Dashboard The new CQL Optimization Dashboard is a tool to help identify potential issues with queries, data model and driver. The concept of the dashboard was introduced in Scylla Summit 2018. If you missed it, […]

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Mar19

Scylla Monitoring Stack Release 2.2

Scylla Monitoring Stack Release Notes

The Scylla team is pleased to announce the release of Scylla Monitoring Stack 2.2. Scylla Monitoring Stack is an open source stack for monitoring Scylla Enterprise and Scylla Open Source, based on Prometheus and Grafana. Scylla Monitoring Stack 2.2 supports: Scylla Open Source versions 2.3 and 3.0 Scylla Enterprise versions 2017.x and 2018.x Scylla Manager 1.3.x Related Links Scylla New Optimization Dashboard Download Scylla Monitoring 2.2 Scylla Monitoring Stack Docs Upgrade from Scylla Monitoring 2.1 to 2.2 Upgrade from Scylla Monitoring 1.x to 2.x New in Scylla Monitoring Stack 2.2 CQL optimization dashboard (#471) The CQL optimization dashboard helps identify […]

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Mar2

Better Grafana Dashboards with Less Typing

grafana

At ScyllaDB, we love Grafana and use it a lot. However, if you are familiar with Grafana, then you are probably familiar with issues creating dashboards. For example, we find adding a new dashboard, row, or panel from the GUI is a breeze. But since we maintain our dashboards as files (sorry DB users, we like Git and commit messages) things can get messy.

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Nov22

Monitoring Scylla with the new Scylla Prometheus API

Scylla Prometheus

As of Scylla 1.4, Scylla has native support for Prometheus. This post covers Scylla metrics exporting, an overview of Prometheus and how to use the Prometheus API, the Prometheus-Grafana integration, and provides an answer to which came first: the chicken or the egg.

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