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Integrate Amazon DynamoDB and MetricFire

Integrating Amazon DynamoDB with MetricFire for Better Monitoring

To integrate Amazon DynamoDB and MetricFire, reach out to MetricFire. Book a demo with the MetricFire team to discuss integrating Amazon DynamoDB and MetricFire, and see how that benefits your monitoring system.

What is MetricFire?

MetricFire is a full-scale platform that offers infrastructure, system, and application monitoring using a suite of open-source monitoring tools. The platform allows you to use either Prometheus- or Graphite-as-a-Service and have your metrics displayed on aesthetically-pleasing Grafana dashboards. 

     

MetricFire offers its users a complete ecosystem of end-to-end infrastructure monitoring, which is made up of three of the most popular open-source monitoring software services: Prometheus, Graphite, and Grafana. As well, plugins for a number of other open-source projects are preconfigured, such as StatsD, collectd, and Kubernetes. You get all these within a hosted environment as a single product. Not only does MetricFire fit well into the infrastructure monitoring use-case, such as network monitoring and server monitoring, we also do application monitoring and business intelligence.

        

Through this hosted environment, MetricFire works to boost the unique features of the open source projects to give you more functionality than the original products. Below are some of the MetricFire features at a glance: 

Cloud and on Premise Monitoring

Hosted Prometheus

Hosted Graphite

Grafana Dashboards

        

Whether to use Prometheus or Graphite is a great question. We’ve looked deeper into this decision in our blog article, Prometheus or Graphite. While Prometheus is a newer software that has a multidimensional data structure, Graphite is robust and sufficient. The key thing to remember is that Hosted Graphite by MetricFire is more than just Graphite. Our Hosted Graphite product actually adds data dimensionality and better data storage.

       

The benefits of MetricFire are:

    

No vendor lock-ins
MetricFire allows you to request for a full export at any time, because you will always own the data you input. You get all the benefits of an open-source tool with the stability and security of a SaaS tool. 
      

Easy Budgeting
A structured pricing model allows you to save time and work within your budget. The predictability and transparent pricing allows you to keep your costs in check and plan for the future.
       

Transparency
MetricFire works transparently on all aspects of their operations of SaaS system monitoring. You can see their own internal system metrics at their public status page.
      

Robust Support
Technical support is provided by engineers for engineers, so you can expect detailed and relevant answers to your queries. 

What is Amazon DynamoDB?

Amazon DynamoDB is a fully managed NoSQL database service. The service provides predictable performance and can scale seamlessly. Administrative tasks, such as operating and scaling a distributed database are handled automatically. You never have to worry about cluster scaling, software patching, replication, or set up and configuration.

DynamoDB encrypts data while not in use, keeping your data safe and secure at all times. The database tables you create can be stored and easily retrieved even during high peak traffic. Tables can be scaled up or down without loss of performance or downtime. Performance metrics and resource utilization can be monitored through your AWS Management Console.

The on-demand back-up makes it possible for you to create complete back-ups of all tables that you can keep in storage or archive for future needs. The back-ups can be enabled with a specific point-in-time recovery, which helps to protect your tables from being accidentally over-written or deleted.

Expired items can be set to delete automatically at a certain time, freeing up storage space.

 

As a non-relational service, Amazon DynamoDB is reliable and capable of helping small businesses as well as large companies. The back-up and restores, built-in security, and in-memory caching make it the best choice for any size business.

The AWS DynamoDB is chosen for Internet of Things, mobile, gaming, web, ad tech, and other applications requiring low-latency access to data. You create a new table and DynamoDB handles the rest of the work.

 

Integrate Amazon DynamoDB with MetricFire for complete control over all of your data. The DynamoDB is a perfect database for applications requiring consistent millisecond latency at any scale. MetricFire allows you to see this in real time.

With MetricFire, you can integrate with tools you know and trust. Stay on top of exactly what's going on at all times by monitoring the performance of your software and servers. Data is sent over high-resolution dashboards that show you exactly, in detail, what is happening with the technology stored inside. Plus, you are instantly alerted to any discrepancies or irregular behavior.  

How to Integrate Amazon DynamoDB and MetricFire to Improve Your Monitoring System

To integrate Amazon DynamoDB and MetricFire with your monitoring system, sign up for a free trial with MetricFire. Talk with the MetricFire team about how to integrate Amazon DynamoDB and MetricFire, and get Amazon DynamoDB interacting with your MetricFire dashboards in minutes.

The author for this testimonial, Jim Davies, Head of DevOps, MoneySuperMarket.com.
“As MetricFire scales effortlessly, we can push and store more metrics than we really need today but might need tomorrow. This increases our depth of understanding of the systems that we run and heads off any future problems.”
Jim Davies, Head of DevOps, MoneySuperMarket.com.

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Vendor lock-in's not our thing. We’re believers in you still owning your data, so you can request a full export at any time. That means you get all the benefits of an open-source tool, but with the security and stability of a SaaS tool.

“We now have over ten times the amount of metrics we started with, and on different accounts. One of the great things about MetricFire is that scaling to support this increase has been hassle-free, requiring no additional work on our side.”

Maxime Audet, Cloud-Ops Team Lead, Coveo

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Save valuable engineering time and stick within your budget. We're known for our predictable and transparent pricing so it's easy to keeps costs under control.

“Building and managing an on-premise installation at this scale would require a lot of engineer time, especially in the first year...we use this engineering time to work on initiatives closer to our core business”

Jim Davies, Head of DevOps, MoneySuperMarket.com

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Transparency is at the root of how we operate: from pricing to postmortems we're open about how we do things. We even publish our internal system metrics to our public status page.

“There’s complete transparency with everything MetricFire do which means we can accurately predict what we’ll be spending and comfortably keep within our budget.”

Itai Yaffe, Big Data Developer, Nielsen

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Our first line, technical support comes from engineers, for engineers. So you get highly detailed, expert support when you need it.

"Every time I have a question, I get an answer from support after just a couple of hours. Their technical knowledge is excellent.”

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