To integrate Kubernetes and Graphite with your monitoring system, please reach out to MetricFire. Book a demo with the MetricFire team to discuss integrating Kubernetes and Graphite and how that can support your monitoring system.
Kubernetes is the most popular platform for managing containerized applications. Many big and small organizations today use Kubernetes to deploy their production services. However, even though it simplifies the production services deployment greatly, it also brings in its own set of complexities and challenges. Thus, it becomes very important to monitor the components which are running inside Kubernetes pods, services and daemons to make sure they are behaving as expected.
Unless you know Prometheus in and out, there are a lot of hiccups which are required to overcome in order to set up and maintain a scalable infrastructure. This can be challenging to maintain and use, not to mention expensive. Whenever possible it's best to leave this job to the experts.
It takes only a few minutes to set up a Snap daemon inside your Kubernetes cluster to get your Kubernetes monitoring up and running with MetricFire’s Hosted Graphite alongside all the other infrastructure metrics you need to monitor.
As soon as your Kubernetes cluster starts sending metrics to Hosted Graphite, metrics can be instantaneously visualized in your MetricFire dashboards which come as standard with every account.
Graphite is an open source enterprise-ready time-series database. It helps you store, query and visualize your time-series data from systems, websites, devices, servers or all of them together at the same time. As it is open-source, Graphite is free to use. However, with open source software, there are maintenance, scalability, and team sharing issues. Installing Graphite can become quite an inconvenient and lengthy experience.
Hosted Graphite is offered by MetricFire. MetricFire's Hosted Graphite is maintained, updated, and hosted for ultimate ease of use. This means setup is convenient and quick, while it also addresses the scalability and team sharing issues found with open source Graphite.
Graphite is great for it's high performance, simple architecture and easy-to-use features. It has proven it's usage among the top organizations in the corporate world.
MetricFire is a full-scale platform that provides infrastructure, system, and application monitoring using a suite of open-source monitoring tools. We enable you to use Hosted Graphite and aesthetic custom dashboards to visualize your metrics so you can understand what is happening.
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:
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:
Simple, low-cost pricing
A structured pricing model based on unique time series metrics allows you to work within your budget. The predictability and transparent pricing allow you to keep your costs in check and plan for the future. 1 metric is 1 metric.
Easily share your dashboards with clients for free.
Alert notification integrations PagerDuty, Slack, email, and webhooks.
Freedom of customization
Custom metrics through your code.
Fantastic customer support
Highly available support is provided by engineers for engineers to get you set up quickly.
Dedicated clusters for users that need their own environment.
Why thousands of engineers choose us:
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, CoveoRead customer story
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.comRead customer story
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, NielsenRead customer story
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.”
Shahar Kobrinsky, VP of Architecture and Scale, EyeviewRead customer story