[RADIATOR] Prometheus statistics output

Heikki Vatiainen hvn at open.com.au
Tue Dec 31 15:03:03 UTC 2019

On 29/12/2019 15.16, Tarko Tikan wrote:

> I could definetly write my own exporter that queries Radiator via SNMP 
> and outputs Prometheus metrics (I could even use snmp-exporter for 
> that). Or I could write a script that converts SNMP or StatsLog into 
> suitable textfile and expose it via node-exporter textfile exporter.

A quick question: Would exporting metrics be preferred over pushing 
metrics even when Radiator already supports StatsLog FILE with JSON output?

It seems that JSON is not directly usable, but would require a separate 
exporter too. Builtin exporter is certainly possible, but I thought I'd 
check that you had noticed the already existing JSON support.

I see that Prometheus docs advocate a built-in exporter, for example, 
for storing 'up' metric directly based on queried instance responses.

We are open to any options and I'd be interested in helping you with 
this. Most likely the best option would be to include the support 
exporter directly in Radiator for easier use.

Another/additional option would be to add an exporter in goodies for 
processing the existing StatsLog output. In either case configuration 
examples could go to goodies too.


Heikki Vatiainen <hvn at open.com.au>

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