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GroundWork Monitoring von Performance- & Verfügbarkeits-Management nun für OpenStack®

GroundWork Cloud Hub ermöglicht erstmals Performance-Monitoring für die Computing-, Storage- und Netzwerkkomponenten von OpenStack

ATLANTA, GA (OpenStack Summit) - 14 Mai 2014 - GroundWork, Inc. (www.gwos.com), der führende Anbieter von Unified-Monitoring-Lösungen für IT-Operations-Management und Cloud Monitoring, hat heute die erste Performance-Monitoring-Lösung für das OpenStack-Cloud-Betriebssystem vorgestellt. Mit GroundWork Cloud Hub ist nun Monitoring für OpenStack erhältlich, das sowohl die Verfügbarkeit und die Performance-Sichtbarkeit für Nova Compute, Neutron Networking und Cinder-Storage-Komponenten, als auch Einblicke in die eigentliche technische Hardware und andere typische Datacenter-Bestandteile ermöglicht.

„Bestehende Monitoring-Module auf Grundlage von OpenStack konzentrieren sich auf die Verbrauchserfassung und Abrechnung. Das ist zwar eine wichtige, aber völlig unterschiedliche Funktionspalette, als das von GroundWork gebotene Availability-und-Performance-Monitoring", sagt David Dennis, Vice President Marketing & Business Development für GroundWork. „OpenStack-Cloud-Betreiber, die sich mit der Kapazität der gesamten Cloud, dem Performance Tuning und der Skalierung befassen, werden Einblicke in die kritischen Bereiche auf mehreren Ebenen ihrer OpenStack-Implementierungen gewinnen."

Michael Cote, Research Director bei 451Resarch, bemerkt dazu: „Wir beobachten ein stetig größer werdendes Interesse an OpenStack und haben deshalb zahlreiche Untersuchungen dazu durchgeführt, wie man die OpenStack-Installationen besser handhaben könnte. Es ist klar, dass das zunehmende „Enterprise Grade" -Niveau von OpenStack ein ausgereiftes Monitoring und Management vermehrt ins Blickfeld bringt. Und genau das erwartet man auch von einem Veteranen auf diesem Gebiet - wie es GroundWork ist."

GroundWork Cloud Hub mit OpenStack Monitoring ermöglicht die Kontrolle mehrerer Komponenten innerhalb der OpenStack-Architektur und bietet Nutzern folgende Möglichkeiten:

  • Das Monitoring der Performance und der Verfügbarkeit von Nova-, Neutron- und Cinder-OpenStack-Modulen
  • Verstehen der Metriken über das Gesamtsystem hinweg
  • Verknüpfung von Metriken bei mehrschichtigem Trouble-Shooting
  • Visualisierung bestimmter, für die Bereitstellung und Kapazitätsplanung wichtiger Daten, darunter:
    • CPU Steal (Linux), ReadyState (VMWare)
    • Storage von VM bis zu SAN
    • Netzwerkdurchsatz über Router, Switches und virtuelle Netzwerke.

Weitere Informationen über GroundWork Cloud Hub mit OpenStack Monitoring finden Sie hier:

GroundWork beabsichtigt, im weiteren Verlauf des Jahres 2014 einen Blueprint durch die OpenStack-Stiftung vorzulegen.

Über GroundWork
GroundWork, Inc. (www.gwos.com) ermöglicht Unified Monitoring für RealTM durch eine offenen Plattform für die einfache Integration und benutzerdefinierte Visualisierung von Cloud-, Virtualisierung-, Netzwerk-, Applikations-, Server- und Storagedaten.

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