The oVirt metrics store is based on OpenShift OKD with logging stack – Elasticsearch and Kibana. If you already have an existing Elasticsearch setup you should be able to collect the metrics and logs collected by Collectd and Rsyslog on the hosts to it.
Grafana, The open platform for beautiful analytics and monitoring,
recently added support for PostgreSQL.
It in now possible to connect Grafana to oVirt DWH,
in order to visualize and monitor the oVirt environment.
Grafana dashboard example
Adding a Read-Only User to the History Database
You may want to add a read only user to connect the history database :
Note: In oVirt 4.2 we ship postgres 9.5 through the Software Collection.
In order to run psql you will need to run:
# su – postgres
$ scl enable rh-postgresql95 — psql ovirt_engine_history
The oVirt project now includes a unified metrics and logs real-time monitoring solution for the oVirt environment.
Using Elasticsearch – a search and analytics engine – and its native visualization layer, Kibana, we now provide oVirt project users with a fully functional monitoring solution.
The solution includes self-service dashboards for creating your own dashboard, reports, and log analysis for both the engine and VDSM logs.
The Kibana dashboard
Combining Elasticsearch and kibana – both built on top of the OpenShift Container Platform (OCP) – with the collectd and fluentd client-side daemons, results in a powerful […]