Our tormented journey moving from a physical server to a cloud based, highly available and scalable setup

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TL;DR we are now using the full Go Graphite stack. If you want to know more about what we do at Teads and who we are you can have a look here.

Initial setup

This project started as we were using a single physical server to manage all our monitoring metrics on Graphite. This baremetal had 2 TB of SSD storage managed by a hardware RAID controller, 24 cores, 32GB RAM.

At that time, our services were writing 5 million monitoring metrics on Graphite at a rate of 50 000 data points per second. …

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