Telegraf is an agent written in Go for collecting, processing, aggregating, and writing metrics. It is an open source application developed by InfluxData and closely integrated into the TICK Stack. It is highly customizable with plugins for different metrics and backends.
All configuration is done in
/etc/telegraf/telegraf.conf. By default it expects you to have InfluxDB installed. To test the default output, run
The configuration is well documented, but you can also have a look at their documentation.