[smokeping-users] Whats the limit?
tobi at oetiker.ch
Wed Aug 12 21:06:52 CEST 2009
Today Jeff Williams wrote:
> > Helli List,
> > i would like to SmokePing about 300-400 Hosts. Is this possible.
> > I added those hosts to my already running smokeping setup but then the
> > graph was not drawn anymore. I dunno why.
> > I could now set up a seperate Host just for those 300-400 Hosts. Can
> > Smokeping handle that many?
> > Cheers,
> > Mario
> I think it really depends on your hardware and what you want your ping
> interval to be. We ping over 2000 locations with several ip addresses
> each 5 times every 90 seconds. Our server has 8 cores and 6 GB of ram.
> We weren't always using that server, but as we added more locations,
> our pings were getting closer and closer to not hitting the interval
> we wanted. We use SpeedyCGI, even though its old and unmainted. It
> seems to have memory leaks over time, but its the only one we've tried
> that can display the graphs in a timely manner.
I will update smokeping to work with fastcgi in the next release
Tobi Oetiker, OETIKER+PARTNER AG, Aarweg 15 CH-4600 Olten, Switzerland
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