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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.

caution

If you do not see the Settings page you're looking for in the sidebar, you likely don't have the proper permissions and need to contact your admin.

Registration

Catalog 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> / < / = / <=, >=