[collectd] Version 4.9.0 available

Mark Moseley moseleymark at gmail.com
Thu Dec 24 20:14:23 CET 2009

On Mon, Dec 21, 2009 at 5:34 AM, Florian Forster <octo at verplant.org> wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm pleased to announce version 4.9.0 of collectd, the system statistics
> collection daemon.
> The new version includes six new plugins, from gathering statistics from
> NetApp storage systems to integration of a Python interpreter, allowing
> custom plugins to be developed in the Python scripting language.
> Existing plugins have been improved, for example the CPU plugin which
> now works with AIX and can handle SMP under FreeBSD and the Processes
> plugin which can now also gather IO-metrics for specific processes in
> addition to CPU time and memory used. The new Scale target can be used
> to multiply values by an arbitrary value and the new Hashed match
> provides means for setting up a simple load balancing.

I'm loving the Python interpreter; it's like an early Christmas
present. I've been ripping out perl modules as fast as I can rewrite
them in Python for the past 2 days. The interactive shell makes
debugging a piece of cake. Thanks!

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