To integrate Port Channels and Grafana with your monitoring system, please reach out to MetricFire. Book a demo with the MetricFire team to discuss integrating Port Channels and Grafana and how that can support your monitoring system.
A Port Channel, otherwise known as a Link Aggregation Group (LAG), is a communication link between two switches. They aggregate multiple physical interfaces into one logical interface. In other words, they combine the bandwidth of multiple ethernet ports. By doing so, port channels can provide higher bandwidth, load balancing, and link redundancy in cases where links were to fail.
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.
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:
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