Today we are going to connect MoSKito-Central to MongoDB database.
In a few words, MoSKito-Central is a service (remote or embedded) that receives your MoSKito statistics and stores it in the place of your choice (Filesystem, Database, …).
Our choice for now is MongoDB and MoSKito-Central in embedded mode.
In the previous step we integrated MoSKito-Central in embedded mode, today is exactly the promised fine day to integrate MoSKito-Central in remote (standalone) mode.
You may ask “Why do we need it?”, the answer is: our burgershop has become a real empire with multiple application instances and we want to monitor all of them and consolidate the obtained performance data in one place.
So, let’s start!
Today we are going to unlock even more MoSKito power: more persisting, more centralising.
As you know, we can access MoSKito producer’s statistics while application is running: http://localhost:8080/burgershop/mui/mskShowAllProducers.
But what if:
- we want to check statistics for some time ago, like the last night, when we were sleeping?
- we want to have and check statistics for all our applications, not only a single burgershop (as good businessmen, we surely have various projects to be safe from total fail one day!)?
- we want to automatically analyse the collected (in time and space) data and make
some strategical changes, based on results of this analysis?
The answer to all these if’s is: MoSKito-Central.
Slowly but inevitable the holidays are coming and with that an urge to make some kind of retrospective for 2013. We will not do that. But instead we will shortly speak about recent MoSKito development and what lies ahead in 2014.