Last year we started building our own solution for Performance Monitoring of our Infrastructure platform with the focus on the VMware vSphere environment. The components used for this solution is PowerCLI for extracting the metrics, InfluxDB for storing the metrics, and Grafana for presenting the metrics.
I did a Blog series on this project which explains in detail what we did when building the solution.
The solution has been very well received and are used daily by many of my colleagues, and we frequently update the solution with new metrics and dashboards.
In my initial tests before deciding to build the solution with InfluxDB and Grafana I ran these components in Docker containers locally on my laptop.… continue reading