What is collectd?
Who uses collectd?
Why developers like collectd?
Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose collectd in their tech stack.
We use collectd because of it's low footprint and great capabilities. We use it to monitor our Google Compute Engine machines. More interestingly we setup collectd as StatsD replacement - all our Clojure services push application-level metrics using our own metrics library and collectd pushes them to Stackdriver
- easy to operate