Librato Blog

Collector Highlight Series: Heka



Heka is the quintessential "Swiss Army Knife" tool for processing streams of data and routing them to one or more destinations. Written in Go and released as open source by engineers at Mozilla, Heka is a high performance tool supporting a wide variety of tasks and workflows. Read here how you can get your data from Heka to flow seamlessly into Librato.

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New Composite Metrics Language Functions



New Composite Metrics Language Functions

 

Earlier this year we announced the Composite Metrics feature, introducing a new way for users to build dynamic metrics using a composition of aggregate functions, statistical primitives and mapping constructs. These have been hugely popular, adding an exciting dimension to Librato instruments and dashboards.

We’re pleased to announce our latest batch of functions to the Composite Metrics language: timeshift(), window(), integrate(), and multiply().

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Metrics-Driven Development - Part II



Metrics-Driven Development - Part II


In this second installment on Metrics-Driven Development (MDD), we dive past the abstract and into the realm of real-life adventure.  Read along as we document Librato's own use of MDD during a recent production outage, and discover how MDD can help you detect, identify, troubleshoot, debug and recover from production problems.

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