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Mastering OpenStack

By : Omar Khedher
Book Image

Mastering OpenStack

By: Omar Khedher

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Mastering OpenStack
About the Author
About the Reviewers
Extending OpenStack – Advanced Networking Features and Deploying Multi-tier Applications

Arming OpenStack monitoring

There are several ways to keep an eye on and watch what is going on in your OpenStack private cloud. We have already hacked Ceilometer as an official monitoring service well integrated into OpenStack. It might be a very fruitful solution to facilitate customer billing as well. You have noticed already how Ceilometer can even watch customer instances that we have deployed in a sample example via HOT. Although the former telemetry module is expanding its metrics to cover the image, block and object storage, and network service, it might be necessary to bring in your more mature infrastructure monitoring tools for additional alerting. Zabbix is one of the greatest tools that keeps an eye on our OpenStack environment.

Zabbix in action

You have most probably used and installed one or many monitoring tools in your infrastructure. Nagios, Munin, and StatsD are also good candidates to fulfill the monitoring position in our system. Feel free to bring any of the monitoring...