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KVM Virtualization Cookbook by Konstantin Ivanov

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How it works...

In the previous section, we installed a Sensu server and all the required infrastructure components for it to run on the hypervisor host. Then we installed the client inside a KVM instance, installed the memory ruby check, and defined it on the host. Let's examine all the steps in more detail.

In step 1, we install the Redis server and ensure that it is accepting connections. Redis is a key-value store service that Sensu uses to store the historical information about the checks, current state, and connected clients.

With the Redis server in place, we proceed to install and configure Rabbitmq in steps 2 through 9. Rabbitmq is a message bus conforming to the Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP) standard. The Sensu server ...

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