[erlang-questions] poll: monitoring performance of production erlang nodes

Paul Fisher <>
Sun Nov 2 19:02:09 CET 2008


Joel Reymont wrote:
> Forgive me for polling the community one last time...
> 
> How do you folks with production Erlang systems monitor performance?
> 
> I want to measure packet roundtrip to clients, memory use throughout  
> the day, message queue lengths, etc.
> 
> I have timings inserted in key places and a "statistics" server that  
> collects the measurements in ETS. I can then ask for a data dump as  
> CSV and analyze the data in a spreadsheet app or otherwise.
> 
> How do YOU do it?

Statistics server/interface module that publishes the accumulated 
statistics on 5 minute intervals into log messages.  We then persist and 
analyze these over time in an offline process.


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paul




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