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Kafka, mail # user - accessing stats programmatically (instead of via jmx)


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Re: accessing stats programmatically (instead of via jmx)
Jason Rosenberg 2012-11-21, 04:10
Nice, ok, I need to start using 0.8 (is there a semi-stable revision to
start playing with?).

On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 2:45 PM, Jay Kreps <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> In 0.7 there is no other way to access stats remotely. Technically the JMX
> is accessible so you can certainly start the broker yourself
>    new KafkaServer(...)
> and just add a wrapper that calls the methods you are interested in, but if
> you are doing this from java it may be a bit awkward to reach into the
> scala code in this way.
>
> In 0.8 we are using the yammer metrics package, so that may be easier for
> you.
>
> -Jay
>
>
> On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 2:05 PM, Jason Rosenberg <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > I would like to expose some of the kafka stats that appear in the current
> > kafka jmx mbeans.
> >
> > In our system we are using the yammer metrics library (instead of polling
> > jmx), so I'd like to wrap the stats and expose them as yammer metrics
> > elements, etc.
> >
> > Looking at the code, it doesn't seem easy to access the stats
> > programmatically, other than by just creating an internal jmx client
> within
> > the app and pulling out the values that way.  Is there an easier way?
> >
> > Jason
> >
>