On 02/08/2018 01:46 PM, Martín Ferrari wrote:
> On 07/02/18 19:46, Julien Cristau wrote:
>> == Monitoring and metrics
>> We are currently using icinga for monitoring and munin for graphing, but
>> these tools are showing their age. We would like to experiment with
>> Prometheus and something like grafana. However, it's unclear at this
>> point what the deployment would look like, and grafana is not in stable
>> or testing.
> Like I had offered soon after I got Prometheus into Debian, I would be
> happy to help DSA in adopting Prometheus. I can also offer assistance to
> assess if it is a good fit for DSA.
> Right now, support in Debian is pretty strong, with the newest releases
> being present in testing and stable-backports.
> Grafana is a problem, I know, but I hope that as the interest in
> prometheus grows, I will get some help in getting Grafana back in shape.
> In any case, Grafana is not needed at all to use Prometheus, it is just
> a shiny front-end.
I think grafana (or something like it) is going to be needed if we want
to get rid of munin eventually. Certainly not a blocker to setting up
and playing with prometheus though.