Last Updated: February 25, 2016
· chris_betz

Monitor your app, some resources

While researching the best monitoring solution for our startup, we came up with Graphite, some helpful addons and some resources for dealing with monitoring:

We're monitoring our servers and server apps using
- Graphite
- collectd to gather machine related metrics
- Metrics to metric app related stuff
- metrics-clojure as a Clojure wrapper for "Metrics", also instrumenting all Ring requests.

A good starting point for monitoring is "Better Living Through Statistics: Monitoring Doesn't Have To Suck" by Jamie Wilkinson.
See it on YouTube

Some nice insights for using Graphite come from Jason Dixons blog entries series of "Unhelpful Graphite Tips"