Ceilometer

Writing a Gnocchi storage driver for ceph

Writing a Gnocchi storage driver for ceph

As presented by Julien Danjou, Gnocchi is designed to store metric metadata into an indexer (usually a SQL database) and store the metric measurements into another backend. The default backend creates timeseries using Carbonara (a pandas based library) and stores them into Swift. The storage Gnocchi backend is pluggable, and not all deployments install Swift, so I have decided to… Read more →

OpenStack Ceilometer and the Gnocchi experiment

OpenStack Ceilometer and the Gnocchi experiment

A little more than 2 years ago, the Ceilometer project was launched inside the OpenStack ecosystem. Its main objective was to measure OpenStack cloud platforms in order to provide data and mechanisms for functionalities such as billing, alarming or capacity planning. In this article, I would like to relate what I’ve been doing with other Ceilometer developers in the last… Read more →