M3 has been around for a while, receiving numerous improvements on the way. We can gladly announce it as a mature infrastructure now for server monitoring, together with Monitis. M3 lets you, the end user, easily configure checks and upload the data to Monitis.
And this time – we’ll survey some of the recent additions to M3 together with a nice little example that will measure CPU and memory.
M3 compute / post process plugins
Many times when collecting raw monitoring data, some post processing has to be done, to “beautify” it.
M3 support these type of plugins in the ‘Compute‘ directory.
The README on github provides a description for these plugins, however I decided it is in place to truly explain one of the examples.
Lets have a look at the Math.pm example.
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