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Re: Announcing StackTach ...
Nice one, Sandy! I was planning creating a tool exactly like this -- thanks so much! Can't wait to try it out...
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On Feb 20, 2012, at 3:15 PM, Sandy Walsh <sandy.walsh@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Last week I started on a little debugging tool for OpenStack based on
> AMQP events that I've been calling StackTach. It's really handy for
> watching the flow of an operation through the various parts of OpenStack.
> It consists of two parts:
> 1. The Worker.
> Sits somewhere on your OpenStack network. It listens to AMQP "monitor.*"
> notifications and sends them to the StackTach server.
> (I need this branch to land for it to work ... hint hint)
> 2. The Web Interface
> Collects events via REST calls (poorman multi-tenant) and presents these
> events in a funky little web interface.
> You can play around with the UI here:
> (this is with data coming from my personal OpenStack Dev env)
> "What do I do?"
> Click on anything and you'll see the particulars in the Details window.
> Click on [+] to see the JSON for the event.
> "Hosts" shows the last 20 events that have a Host defined.
> "Instances" shows the last 20 events that have the Instance field
> Hosts and Instances windows are resize-able.
> You may see duplication between both windows.
> Click on Time to see any events around that time (+/- 1 minute I think)
> "Where is the code?"
> The code is hosted below. There's LOTS of work to do to make it ready
> for prime-time ... but please, contribute.
> "How do I install it?"
> I need to make this process cleaner. Right know you need to know how to
> create a Django Project and stick StackTach in there.
> Look forward to the feedback.
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