[erlang-questions] SNMP for logging of performance stats

Dave Smith <>
Mon Nov 3 21:29:01 CET 2008


I'll second that -- we use SNMP heavily for our Erlang projects at my
workplace. Erlang has _great_ SNMP support and makes it so easy to do.
We've also written some tools that permit us to measure CPU% and RSS
for individual Erlang nodes, which is quite helpful when doing
performance/load testing.

D.

On Mon, Nov 3, 2008 at 12:19 PM, Joe Williams <> wrote:
> Regarding the setup, it's a normal PHP/MySQL setup with a cronjob to
> execute a poller. Regarding the OID, you may need to setup a graph
> template or something to get your data to display right. There are some
> built-in ones but it may not be suitable for what you are trying to do.
>
> -Joe
>
>
> � wrote:
>> Hi Joel,
>>
>> We use Cacti to log SNMP data from (at least) one of our products. I
>> haven't been involved in the Cacti setup myself, but essentially the
>> Cacti does SNMP Gets on an OID at an interval.
>>
>> AFAIK there haven't been any special issues with integrating Cacti and
>> Erlang SNMP.
>>
>> Joel Reymont wrote:
>>
>>> I understand that people are using SNMP to log performance stats. I
>>> also understand that tools like Cacti support processing of SNMP data.
>>>
>>> I'm not quite sure how it all ties together yet but are there any
>>> pitfalls that I should be aware of?
>>>
>>>      Thanks, Joel
>>>
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>> Best regards
>>
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