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SignalFX

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Summary​

SignalFX is a monitoring and analytics platform that allows customers to analyze, visualize, automate, and alert on metrics data. You can use SignalFX to drive insights into values such as:

  • SLOs

Setup​

In order to connect Cortex to your SignalFX instance, you’ll need to create a SignalFX Access Token, and add it under Settings → SignalFX.

Service Registration​

Service Descriptor​

You can create and manage SLOs by listing relevant SLIs through queries, along with a threshold and a comparator. Cortex will pull data from SignalFX, and roll up the query with a specified rollup function.

x-cortex-slos:
signalfx:
- query: sf_metric:"jvm.memory.max" AND area:"nonheap"
rollup: AVERAGE
target: 5120000
lookback: P1Y
operation: "<="
FieldDescription
queryElasticsearch query for your metric. Filter by metric with sf_metric and add additional dimensions to narrow the search. Queries resulting in multiple datasets will be rolled up according to rollup
rollupSUM / AVERAGE
targetTarget number for SLO.
lookbackISO-8601 duration (P[n]Y[n]M[n]DT[n]H[n]M[n]S).
operation> / < / = / <=, >=