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Various factors introduce specific and new constrains for the monitoring of the Cloud infrastructure and services. For instance, a monitoring tool has to adapt to the quick and elastic provisioning, ...

Various factors introduce specific and new constrains for the monitoring of the Cloud infrastructure and services. For instance, a monitoring tool has to adapt to the quick and elastic provisioning, an important feature of the Cloud. We developed from an open source platform, Icinga / Nagvis, several modules that allow: 1) For the data center infrastructure monitoring - Auto discovery of components of virtualized infrastructures and automatic set-up of their monitoring according to appropriate templates - Dialogue with the VMware API to query, among other things, the status of clusters, resource pools - Maps management in order to drill up or down in the hierarchy of the data center et the virtualized components. 2) For the application monitoring - Management of an applications dashboard that contains a representative set of key performance indicators (KPIs). - Calculation of the indicators - Management of maps showing the links between application and infrastructure

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    Monitoring in the Cloud, OW2con'12, Paris Monitoring in the Cloud, OW2con'12, Paris Presentation Transcript

    • Monitoring in the CloudBernard Boltz, Ermek Akhanov Orange Labs OW2Con12, November 28-29, 2012
    • contents section 1 Opening discussions To monitor Cloud services A common model for KPIs section 2 Infrastructure monitoring Autodiscovery Mapping section 3 Applications monitoring Dashboard Mapping section 4 Limitations encountered2 OW2Con12,
    • 1 Introduction3 OW2Con12,
    • cluster data center host - ESX Application resource pool4
    • Specificities of the Cloud monitoring The Cloud raises specific and new constrains:  Cloud services encompass different categories (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, etc).  It has also to respond to the quick and elastic provisioning, another important feature of the Cloud.  Monitoring of Cloud services requires appropriate tools.5 OW2Con12,
    • To monitor business applications Monolithic or distributed business applications e-commerce web sites, supply chain management (SCM), customer relationship management (CRM) … A typical use case Apache server mySQL PHP Load Apache server mySQL PHP balancer6 OW2Con12,
    • A common model KPIs SaaS Accuracy of results Efficiency Packaged software applications Relative mean response • General purpose IT software time for the application • Specialized software Load Application availability Component resource usages Security PaaS Relative mean response time A computing platform and/or solution stack for the platform Load • programming language execution environment Platform availability Process resource usage Security • database and web server IaaS Availability VM resource usages VMs, VApp, VSwitch Security7 OW2Con12,
    • 2 Infrastructure monitoring To monitor a VMware infrastructure with Open source tools However • VMware has a large market share in the server virtualization • Need to monitor hybrid solutions8 OW2Con12,
    • We implemented several modules on an open source platform, Icinga / Nagvis Monitoring station Nagvis Cartes Cartes Icinga statiques dynamiques Fichier core conf API Autodiscovery Plug-in Auto map Check of rp, Autoreverse DB DB clusters Icinga vCenter VM9
    • 3 Application monitoring Monitoring station Nagvis Cartes Cartes Icinga statiques dynamiques Fichier core conf API Autodiscovery Plug-in Auto map Check of rp, Autoreverse DB DB clusters Icinga Applications mgt Application dashboard vCenter VM Agent10
    • A global dashboard KPI calculation based on the architecture of the application11 OW2Con12,
    • Maps allow a drill down into layers12 OW2Con12,
    • 4 Limitations encountered This implementation allows enhanced monitoring … with some drawbacks • Firstly it is necessary to reload the configuration each time there is a new object, causing a short interruption • Secondly functions of the API do not allow a real external control. Other open source tools are more promising for these points.13 OW2Con12,
    • A migration to Zabbix14
    • Zabbix vs Icinga Zabbix Nagios / Icinga Parameters setting by a user-friendly interface  Dynamic changes of data  Choice of advanced alarms conditions  Customers profiles management  Possibility to manage applications with functions available at the user interface  Nagios compatible  Mapping with Nagvis 15 OW2Con12,
    • Conclusion Tools exist They will be soon available on the OW2 forge16
    • thank you Orange, the Orange mark and any other Orange product or service names referred to in this material are trade marks of Orange Personal Communications Services Limited. © Orange Personal Communications Services Limited.