A few weeks ago we described how to setup ‘ClickHouse monitoring with Graphite’. Today we are going to look at this from a different angle: how ClickHouse can be used as a Graphite backend.
Monitoring is an important part of operating any software in production. The proper monitoring solution needs to store metrics somewhere as well as provide visualization capabilities. ClickHouse does not have such a tool packaged, but there are several 3rd-party monitoring solutions that can be used. In this article, we will describe how to configure Graphite for monitoring ClickHouse metrics.