- feed graphite or another monitoring tool
- insert data into a SQL database
- feed Nagios using passive checks
Patrick Debois has kicked of an interesting set of projects to put metric information on a common “bus”. For example he has implemented a ruby based daemon that parses Ganglia gmond packets and puts them on a ZeroMQ pub/sub bus. Once it’s there you can “subscribe” with a client of your choice and do transforms to the data e.g.