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Status Future consideration
Workspace Instana
Categories Sensor
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 4, 2022

expose datacenter together with nodeID at cassandra node level metrics

Cassandra metrics with instana are presented at cluster level or at node level. Cassandra clusters often have multiple data centers (DC). If one runs a nodetool status command, they can see a list of all nodes (showing node name, nodeID,...) grouped per datacenter. In instana, if I want to check a metric for a DC, I have to choose all nodeIDs that belong to that DC, and then group those metrics. NodeIDs are some random seq of numbers and letters. Imagine having tens of clusters with hundreds of nodes. Trying to figure out which nodeID belongs to which DC would take forever. Could you expose datacenter for each nodeID at node level metrics? It would be much easier to monitor cassandra at DC level. We often have one DC that is actively used and the other that is used for DR purposes. We want to see metrics for the DC we use, to which clients connect. Having DC with nodeID would let us group those metrics easily.
Idea priority High
  • Admin
    Rodoljub Radivojevic
    Mar 3, 2023

    This feature is not planned in 2Q and 3Q 2023.

    It will be reconsidered afterwards.