Category: Apache Hadoop


While advising a client with a strong interest in ARM servers, we decided to evaluate the computational overhead of various big data technologies, which led to some interesting discoveries. Since we in the field are all trying to figure out how big data technology will evolve, Flux7 ... Read More
February 3, 2014Ali Hussain


In our previous post here, we detailed why Ganglia is a good tool for monitoring clusters. However, when monitoring a Hadoop cluster you often need more information about CPU, disk, memory, and nodal network statistics than the generic Ganglia config can ... Read More
January 29, 2014Flux7 Labs



Ganglia – A walkthrough

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What Is Ganglia? Ganglia is a distributed and highly-scalable cluster monitoring tool based on a hierarchical model that supports a federation of clusters. Ganglia is easy to use, to install and to customize. It allows monitoring of memory, disk, CPU usage and other aspects of ... Read More
January 23, 2014Flux7 Labs