App-centric Apache Cassandra performance optimization
In less than five minutes, Dynatrace detects your Cassandra databases and shows all important metrics. Relevant database metrics are
Dynatrace works out-of-the-box so there is no need of manual configuration. You can start to optimize your Cassandra database performance immediately. When enabled globally, Dynatrace automatically collects all these Cassandra metrics whenever a new host running Cassandra is detected in your entire environment.
Auto-detection of your Cassandra databases is one of the key features of Dynatrace. All relevant data will be shown at a glance right after the auto-deployment.
Drill down to the metrics of individual nodes to find bottlenecks, actual problems and their root cause to fix them immediately.
As soon as problems occur, Dynatrace shows you which nodes are affected. Cassandra performance optimization can be that easy.
In Dynatrace the Cassandra metrics tab shows all valuable Cassandra node metrics for each process page. Exceptions and failed requests charts are displayed if there is a problem with a node.
We suggest to pay particular attention to unavailable read, write, and range slice counts. Increased latency typically indicates a performance issue, if the number of operations remains stable at the same time.
Dynatrace shows you additional Cassandra performance metrics. To access node-specific metrics, select a node from the process list at the bottom of the page. You will receive Cassandra node metrics related to
For more details about additional Apache Cassandra node metrics visit our Cassandra introduction blog post.
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Apache Cassandra is a free and open-source distributed database management system which was born at Facebook. Cassandra databaes are designed to handle large amounts of data across many commodity servers, providing high availability with no single point of failure. Apache Cassandra offers capabilities that relational and NoSQL databases cannot match. Examples for that are
On our Community page you will see how Dynatrace analyzes the activity of Apache Cassandra databases and improves Cassandra performance across all platforms.