Blueflood 2.0 and beyond: Distributed open source metrics processing

05/26/2014 - 16:40 to 17:20
long talk (40 min)

Session abstract: 

The Blueflood distributed metrics engine was released as open source software by Rackspace in August 2012.  Since then the Blueflood team as been hard at work adding features to make this an even more exciting and compelling metrics platform. 

New features include:

  • Aggregate metric ingestion mode, including statsD ingestion
  • Histograms
  • Kafka queue ingestion
  • Pluggable search integration
  • Batch read & write operations
  • Graphite integration

In this presentation you will learn how you can use Blueflood as part of your metrics/monitoring tool chain, and how it compares to some of the other leading open source metrics solutions.