[erlang-questions] Performance SNMP counters for the erlang VM itself

Vance Shipley <>
Mon Mar 26 17:14:37 CEST 2012


Attila,

OTP has great SNMP support.  The otp_mibs application makes VM
performance data available:
	
	http://www.erlang.org/doc/apps/otp_mibs/introduction.html

The os_mon application handles operating system stuff:

	http://www.erlang.org/doc/man/os_mon_app.html

An example is here:

   http://www.trapexit.org/SNMP_Quick_Start#Walking_the_OTP_MIB


On Mon, Mar 26, 2012 at 02:21:07PM +0200, Attila Rajmund Nohl wrote:
}  I would like to get "relevant for performance" data out of an Erlang
}  VM via SNMP. What do you think, which data is important? Number of
}  processes? Length of messages queues? Number of reductions? Is there
}  already an interface like this? This would be used for performance
}  monitoring, so these counters could be queried about every 1 or 5 or
}  15 minutes and it would be good if these could indicate that there
}  will be problems with performance.
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	-Vance



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