[erlang-questions] Need help with folsom usage

Max Lapshin <>
Wed Jan 23 20:28:04 CET 2013


Ok, got it.


On Wed, Jan 23, 2013 at 10:47 PM, Alexander Zhuravlev <
> wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 23, 2013 at 06:42:10PM +0100, André Graf wrote:
> > Hi Max
> >
> > I guess you've found out how to create a meter e.g.
> > folsom_metrics:new_meter({meter, my_cool_meter}).
> > as a next step you update the meter e.g.
> > folsom_metrics:notify({{meter, my_cool_meter}, 1}).
> > and for reading out the value you would use e.g.
> > folsom_metrics:get_metric_value(my_cool_meter).
> > In the case of the meter, folsom internally calculates the mean rates
> > and exponentially weighted moving averages of your meter that you can
> > read out with the call above. That's it, if you want to have snapshots
> > on your metrics you have to do that by yourself (same holds for
> > graphing the data).
>
> Yep, you can have a process which periodically (for example, once per
> minute) sends a snapshot of current folsom stats values to Graphite
> (http://graphite.wikidot.com/) or Riemann (http://riemann.io/).
>
> >
> > Hope this helped
> > Best,
> > André
> >
> > On 23 January 2013 18:27, Max Lapshin <> wrote:
> > > Frankly speaking, I'm feeling myself an idiot. Folsom looks like a
> mature
> > > and cool tool, but I don't understand how can I use it.
> > >
> > > For example I want to receive history of measurements: traffic was 1
> Mbit/s
> > > one minute ago, 3 mbits 2 minutes ago, etc..
> > >
> > > Also I want to take a look at graphic of average/median request times,
> but I
> > > can't find any examples in open source.
> > >
> > >
> > > On Wed, Jan 23, 2013 at 9:14 PM, Alexander Zhuravlev <
> >
> > > wrote:
> > >>
> > >> On Wed, Jan 23, 2013 at 07:54:47PM +0300, Max Lapshin wrote:
> > >> > Hi.
> > >> >
> > >> > I want to use folsom for measuring page hits: response time stats
> and
> > >> > hit
> > >> > count.
> > >> >
> > >> > Is there any good example of code how to fetch data from folsom and
> send
> > >> > it
> > >> > in JSON to web-page?
> > >>
> > >> You may want to check out
> https://github.com/boundary/folsom_webmachine
> > >>
> > >> --
> > >> Alexander Zhuravlev
> > >
> > >
> > >
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> --
> Alexander Zhuravlev
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