Browsing articles tagged with "graphite - Admins Goodies"
May 3, 2012
tom

What is the difference between OpenTSDB and Graphite?

As far as I can tell, here are the main differences: opentsdb does not deteriorate data over time, unlike graphite where the size of the database is pre-determined. opentsdb can store metrics per second, as opposed to graphite which has minute intervals (I’m not sure of this, graphite docs show retention policies which stores metrics every minute, but I don’t know if this is the minimum unit of time we can play with) I want […]

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Dec 23, 2011
tom

The benefits of using statsd?

So I’ve been playing around with graphite for the past few days and I can see the potential there and why it is so powerful. My main question is why should I use statsd in front of it like esty and so many other people do? As of right now I don’t see the big benefit of putting another stack in front of graphite. I hope someone can clear it up https://github.com/etsy/statsd So I got […]

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