Lets look again at metrics. This time from the perspective of their definition and usability. It was not easy for me to understand types of metrics and how to read them. Which metrics are useful and therefore should be paid attention to? This blog post will focus on Dropwizard metrics with a sample application for a bit of practice.
Do you use CentOS or any other rpm based Linux distribution to host Java applications or services?
In this article you will see how Gradle can be used for that purpose, in particular:
- what are the naming convention that can be used with RPM
- which tools can help with rpm generation with Gradle
In my previous post I drew an idea of sending PostgreSQL metrics to Datadog using Java code. This post will reveal implementation details of the Send action described previously.
How does Datadog collect metrics?
There are two basic ways of collecting and sending data:
- Use Datadog agent
- Collect and send manually