If Engineering at Tvision has a religion, it’s the Church of Graphs. If it moves, we track it.
Ops I already heard this sentence, please read carefully this blog post measure-anything-measure-everything
For your production env sure you need statsd, you do will want to use it.
If your salary is paid by a website, you need to monitor and react, you need a monitor that pushes the informations.
Install Statsd + Graphite + Carbon + Whisper + LinuxOS + apache + python + django + mod_wsgi …
The first time I spent 3 hours installing Graphite, now with vagrant you could try Statsd+Graphite in few minutes.
gem install vagrant(if you need see the official documentation)
Installing the world with vagrant is so easy
git clone https://github.com/liuggio/vagrant-statsd-graphite-puppet.git
My repo is just a fork of
Jimdo/vagrant-statsd-graphite-puppetwith a small bug fix
Say ‘WOOOW’ then connect to
Everything is done, your virtual box with StatsD is ready to use, if you are a developer and you like web application YOU MUST use a web framework, if you are a php developer you SHOULD use Symfony2, if you use Symfony2 you should have a look to symfony2 liuggio StatsDClientBundle