Bosun is a time series alerting framework developed by Stack Exchange. Scollector is a metric collection agent. Learn more at bosun.org.
To build bosun and scollector, clone to
$ go get bosun.org/cmd/bosun
bosun and scollector are found under the
cmd directory. Run
go build in the corresponding directories to build each project.
npm install typescript -gto be able to compile the ts files to js files.
go get github.com/mjibson/escto embed the static files. Run
cmd/bosunwhen new static assets (like JS and CSS files) are added or changed.
w.sh script will automatically build and run bosun in a loop.
It will update itself when go/js/ts files change, and it runs in read-only mode, not sending any alerts.
$ cd cmd/bosun $ ./w.sh
Go Version: * We generally upgrade to the latest version Go within a day or two. So consider the correct version of Go always to be the latest stable release.
* Bosun includes miniprofiler in the web UI which can help with debugging. The key combination
ALT-P will show miniprofiler. This allows you to see timings, as well as the raw queries sent to TSDBs.