Amazon EC2 Benchmarking for Logscape

Deploying Logscape in the cloud has its challenges. Logscape is a cpu and i/o intensive application and finding an optimal configuration between disk, i/o and cost requires extensive benchmarking and tests.

 

Methodology

Recently we started looking at Amazon.  We have now have three stages to our benchmarking.

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Collectd App Update !!!

In preparation for release Logscape as a SAAS solution, the Collectd App has been updated. The CollectdApp is one of the first apps to support Logcape Cloud.

  • write_graphite – This release now uses the graphite plugin to import collectd metrics.
  • Workspaces Update – the workspaces have all been updated

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  • Zip – The app is now available as a zip. Whereas before it was distributed as a config file.