[icinga-users] Performance tuning/scaling Icinga

Wolfgang wnd at gmx.net
Sun Feb 19 16:59:39 CET 2012

Am 15.02.2012 16:04, schrieb Devdas Bhagat:
> 	We have multiple Nagios instances monitoring over multiple
> datacenters (one per datacenter). We are now trying to simplify the
> monitoring and alerting setup.
> 	We are trying to setup an Icinga instance to accept
> notifications from our active pollers and simplify alerting and
> reporting. At the moment, the required feature is the Icinga web
> interface (to allow each group to have it's own custom views of data),
> which requires us to use the ido backend.
> 	Current testing has shown that the ido backend isn't able to
> keep up with data volumes. However, the non ido setup can keep up with
> current feed volumes (about 70-80 passive check results/second).
> We are monitoring about 21000 services over 1700 hosts (and growing).
> Does anyone have suggestions on scaling this up/out?
> I am looking at using multiple instances of Icinga as collectors (one
> feed per datacenter), and one reporting instance, all talking to the
> same backend database (if that is possible).
> top(1) indicates:
>   5309 icinga    25   0  293m 137m 2692 R 100.0  0.3  61:03.65 icinga
> That's on two feeds worth of input.
> This host has spare CPU and RAM, but is relatively limited on disk-io.
> Devdas Bhagat
No information on OS, Icinga version, used RDBMS, location of RDBMS 
files, temporary files.
Is it pure hardware or a VM, locally attached disks?
What about latencies?

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