Graphite consists of a storage backend and a web-based visualization frontend. Client applications send streams of numeric time-series data to the Graphite backend (called carbon), where it gets stored in fixed-size database files similar in design to RRD. The web frontend provides 2 distinct user interfaces for visualizing this data in graphs as well as a simple URL-based API for direct graph generation.
Graphite's design is focussed on providing simple interfaces (both to users and applications), real-time visualization, high-availability, and enterprise scalability.
Graphite is a graphing tool.
Combine with Sensu for useful stuff.
# Deploy Services
juju deploy --repository=dev local:precise/sensu-server
juju deploy --repository=dev local:precise/graphite
juju deploy rabbitmq-server rabbit
juju deploy --repository=dev local:precise/sensu-agent
# Set configs
juju set graphite rabbit_username=sensu rabbit_vhost=sensu rabbit_exchange=metrics
# Create Relationships
juju add-relation sensu-server rabbit
juju add-relation graphite:amqp rabbit
juju add-relation sensu-agent:juju-info rabbit
juju add-relation sensu-agent:juju-info sensu-server
juju add-relation sensu-agent:juju-info graphite
juju add-relation sensu-agent:amqp rabbit
# Expose Services
juju expose sensu-server
juju expose graphite