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A Bridge is a computer networking device used to connect two or more hosts or network segments together. This function, called Network Bridging, creates a single, aggregate network. As Bridging connects two separate networks as if they were a single network, it is different from Routing.
Routing allows multiple networks to communicate independently and yet remain separate. By looking at the MAC (Media Access Control) address of the devices connected to each segment, bridges can either forward data or block it from crossing. They are used to make a larger logical LAN, by connecting two physical LANs. In the OSI (open systems interconnection) Model, Bridges work only at the Physical and Data Link layers. There are three main types of network bridging technologies which are; simple bridging, multiport bridging, and learning or transparent bridging.
Grafana is an open-source platform and interactive visualization web application, for monitoring and observability. It allows you to query, visualize, alert on, and understand your metrics from multiple locations. With Grafana, it is possible to create, explore, and share dashboards with your team to build a data driven culture. It is often used in combination with time series databases such as Prometheus and Graphite.
Grafana can visualize the machine’s CPU, memory, network and other resource utilization with Prometheus and Grafana. It is also possible to visualize and alert for a high number of incoming web requests in your web app. MetricFire's Grafana as a Service is offered as a simple and effective way to visualize your Graphite and Prometheus metrics. This means setup is convenient and quick, so you can start making your Grafana dashboards right away.
To integrate Network Bridge Hardware and Grafana with your monitoring system, sign up for a free trial with MetricFire. Talk with the MetricFire team about how to integrate Network Bridge Hardware and Grafana and get Network Bridge Hardware and Grafana interacting with your MetricFire dashboards directly.
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MetricFire offers users a complete ecosystem of end-to-end infrastructure monitoring, comprised of popular open-source monitoring software services: Graphite and popular dashboards. Plugins for many 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, but we also do application monitoring and business intelligence.
Through this hosted environment, MetricFire boosts the unique features of open-source projects to give you more functionality than the original products. Below are some of the MetricFire features at a glance:
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