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GottWall is scalable realtime metrics collecting and aggregation platform and service

Project description

Welcome to GottWall's documentation!

GottWall is a scalable realtime metrics collecting and aggregation platform and service.
This package, at its core, is just a simple aggregation server and
beautiful customizable web dashboard for visualizing metrics with charts.

It will handle authenticating clients (such as stati)
and all of the logic behind storage and aggregation.

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- Beautiful customizable dashboard for visualizing metrics with charts.
- Data aggregation
- Data collection
- Embedded charts (`HTML <>`_, iframe, `javascript <>`_, `JSON <>`_)


You can try free demo charts on ` <>`_.
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Custom graph type and title

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Simple chart charing

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To use gottwall use `pip` or `easy_install`::

pip install gottwall

or ::

easy_install gottwall

or you can use official `gottwall chef cookbook <>`_
for automatic setup on system.


See gottwall/examples/


GottWall have 2 independent parts. Web interface application and aggregator application (application that process data).

Starting web dashboard

To run web application execute command::

gottwall --config="examples/" server start

Starting aggregator

To run aggregator application execute command::

gottwall --config="examples/" aggregator start

Available storages

Storages that store metrics:

- Memory storage (for tests only)
- Redis storage (fast for counters increment, but time complexity O(N) for data range select)
- TODO: mongodb

Available transport backends

The following transport available:

- Redis transport backend
- TCP/IP transport backend
- TODO: UDP transport backend
- HTTP transport backend

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Available clients

The following clients are officially recognized as production-ready, and support the current GottWall protocol:

- stati-http-python (`stati-http-python <`_) with json http transport.
- stati-redis-python (`stati-redis-python <>`_) with redis transport.


We need you help.

#. Check for open issues or open a fresh issue to start a discussion around a feature idea or a bug.
There is a Contributor Friendly tag for issues that should be ideal for people who are not very familiar with the codebase yet.
#. Fork `the repository`_ on Github to start making your changes to the **develop** branch (or branch off of it).
#. Write a test which shows that the bug was fixed or that the feature works as expected.
#. Send a pull request and bug the maintainer until it gets merged and published.

.. _`the repository`:


* Graphs widgets rendered with `rickshaw <>`_ (HTML5 + SVG and `d3.js <>`_) library.

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