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Monitoring F5 BIG-IP with MetricFire

Gain Visibility into your F5 BIG-IP Environment

To integrate F5 BIG-IP with MetricFire, please sign up for a free 14 day trial. We want to fully understand your requirements and monitoring goals, so we can advise you on how to obtain better visibility into your infrastructure. Please book a demo with us so we can show you how quick and easy it is to get meaningful data into your MetricFire account, and use that data to build custom dashboards and alerts.



MetricFire is a cloud-based monitoring platform that provides real-time monitoring, alerting, and analytics for applications, infrastructure, and services. F5 BIG-IP is an application delivery controller that provides advanced load balancing, SSL/TLS offloading, and security features for applications. Integrating MetricFire with F5 BIG-IP can provide a comprehensive solution for monitoring and managing applications and infrastructure.

 

MetricFire offers several features that can help monitor and analyze F5 BIG-IP performance, including:

 

  • Custom Metrics: MetricFire provides the ability to collect and visualize custom metrics from F5 BIG-IP devices, allowing users to monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) that are unique to their environment.

 

  • Dashboards: MetricFire offers a flexible dashboard builder that can be used to create custom dashboards to display real-time performance metrics and analytics for F5 BIG-IP devices.

  

  • Alerts: MetricFire's alerting system can be used to set up custom alert rules to notify users when certain thresholds are breached, allowing for proactive management of F5 BIG-IP devices.

  

  • Integration: MetricFire integrates with a wide range of tools and platforms, including F5 BIG-IP, allowing for seamless integration and easy access to F5 BIG-IP data within the MetricFire platform.

 

To integrate MetricFire with F5 BIG-IP, follow these steps:

 

  • Log in to your MetricFire account and navigate to the Integrations page.

 

  • Select F5 BIG-IP from the list of available integrations.

  

  • Enter the IP address, username, and password of your F5 BIG-IP device.

  

  • Configure the metrics that you want to collect and monitor.

 

  • Create custom dashboards to display the data collected from F5 BIG-IP devices.

 

  • Set up alert rules to notify you when thresholds are breached.

 

  • Start monitoring your F5 BIG-IP devices in real-time.

  

MetricFire provides a comprehensive solution for monitoring and managing applications and infrastructure. With custom metrics, dashboards, alerts, and seamless integration, MetricFire can provide valuable insights into F5 BIG-IP performance and help ensure that applications and services are always available and performing optimally.

What is MetricFire?

MetricFire is a full-scale platform that provides infrastructure, system, and application monitoring using a suite of open-source tools. We will aggregate and store your data as time series metrics, which can be used to build custom dashboards and alerts. MetricFire takes away the burden of self-hosting your own monitoring solution, allowing you more time and freedom to work on your most important tasks.

 

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MetricFire offers a complete ecosystem of end-to-end infrastructure monitoring, comprised of open-source Graphite and Grafana. MetricFire handles the aggregation, storage, and backups of your data, and offers alerting, team features, and API's for easy management of your monitoring environment. You can send server metrics using one of our agents, custom metrics from within your application code, and integration metrics from a variety of popular 3rd party services that we integrate with like Heroku, AWS, Azure, GCP, and many more!

         

Our Hosted Graphite product has improved upon standard Graphite to add data dimensionality, optimized storage, and offers additional tools and features that provide customers with a robust and well-rounded monitoring solution.

       

Benefits of Using MetricFire:

  • Simple, low-cost pricing
    A structured pricing model based on total unique time series metrics allows you to work within your budget. The predictability and transparent pricing allows you to keep your costs in check and plan for the future. 1 metric is 1 metric regardless of the source, or requests sent to and from the metric namespace.
  • Easy-to-use dashboards
    Our Hosted Dashboards provide endless options for customizing your visualizations, and allow you to share dashboards with clients.
  • Responsive alerting
    Receive alert notifications quickly through Email, PagerDuty, Slack, Microsoft Teams, OpsGenie, and custom webhooks.
  • Freedom of customization
    Send custom application metrics through your code. Our Language Guide can help you update your codebase to send event metrics via socket connections.
  • Fantastic customer support
    Fast and friendly support is provided by engineers, for engineers, to get you set up quickly. Start a conversation with us through the chat bubble below!
  • Enterprise-ready
    Dedicated clusters for users that need their own environment with custom parameters. Please reach out to us for more information.
      
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.”

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“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”

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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.”

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"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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