Publication: DZone (Database Zone)
Title: Collecting Running Process Counts With Telegraf
Author: Noah Crowley
Abstract: InfluxData DevRel Noah Crowley, in this substantial DZone article, shows how adding monitoring to your stack adds visibility into your application. He discusses process monitoring and provides an example using Python and Ubuntu Linux. Crowley offers a step-by-step walkthrough demonstrating how to get information about your processes on Linux and how to gather process counts with the TICK Stack’s metric collection agent, Telegraf. He concludes with a series of next steps, providing alerting tips and alerting tool options.