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Learning OpenStack High Availability by Rishabh Sharma

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Chapter 10. Monitoring for High Availability

The control and maintenance of a cloud is of the outmost importance; visibility in operations and alerts on failures are the basis of a correct functioning and quick recovery in case of unexpected outages or planned maintenance windows. This chapter will introduce few key concepts and tools to correctly measure and control the operations of an OpenStack cloud.

In this chapter, we will specifically concentrate on open source cloud monitoring services such as Nagios, Graphite, and Elasticsearch/Logstash/Kibana.

In this chapter, you are going to learn about the following topics:

  • The Nagios monitoring service
  • The Graphite monitoring tool
  • Logstash, Elasticsearch, and Kibana

The Nagios monitoring service

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