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sjobergh

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poller-wrapper.py
« on: August 26, 2013, 11:54:11 AM »
Hi,  I have been using a software called Observium (opensource) for traffic reports/graphing.   
Its based on mysql, rrd and perl, php

The guys who built it faced the same problem with discovery as Nedi,  many objects to discover in a short time.
They come up with a wrapper,   

With a 4xcpu x86  server on ubuntu I can get all data for 1000 objects in 5 min, 
with a 2xcpu  Xenon server on ubuntu I do 300-400 objects in 5 min.

Maybe this wrapper could be a insperation to speed up discovery.

http://www.observium.org/wiki/Performance_tuning



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Re: poller-wrapper.py
« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2013, 09:46:46 PM »
I think their focus is different than that of NeDi. They, like Cacti focus on graphing, I think. NeDi on the other hand is intended to quietly crawl the network and build the topology in the background. It generates long-time graphs as a side effect :)

I've been looking at threaded discoveries, but it's gonna be a completely different beast...
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