What is Riak?
Riak is an open-source, distributed NoSQL key-value data store that offers high availability, fault tolerance, operational simplicity, and scalability. Developed by Basho Technologies, Riak is written in Erlang and released under the Apache License 2.0.
Riak is designed to handle a variety of data types and to distribute them across multiple servers, providing resilience and fault-tolerance. It's used in many environments where data availability and resilience are important.
How to monitor Riak?
ServicePilot makes it easy to monitor a Riak database requiring no additional instllation/configuration. Simply add a resource from the ServicePilot database-riak package to your monitoring environment.
The statistics gathered in this way include:
- CPU consumption
- memory indicators
- vnodes indicators...
How to install a riak resource?
- Use your ServicePilot OnPremise installation or a SaaS account.
- Add a new riak resource via the web interface (
/prmresources) or via API (
/prmpackagespage), the default ServicePilot agent or another agent will be provisioned automatically.
Details of the riak package are located in the
/prmpackagespage of the software.
ServicePilot enables you to deliver IT services faster and more securely with automated discovery and advanced monitoring features.
By correlating the technology RIAK with APM and infrastructure monitoring, ServicePilot is able to provide a more comprehensive view of an organization's IT environment.
This allows IT teams to quickly identify and diagnose issues that may be impacting application performance, and take corrective action before end-users are affected.