StatsD OpenTSDB publisher backend
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danslimmon Merge pull request #4 from overstre/master
Use stripped key in legacy namespace for counters.
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StatsD OpenTSDB publisher backend


This is a pluggable backend for StatsD, which publishes stats to OpenTSDB (


npm install statsd-opentsdb-backend


You have to give basic information about your OpenTSDB server to use

{ opentsdbHost: 'localhost'
, opentsdbPort: 4242
, opentsdbTagPrefix: '_t_'

Tag support

This backend allows you to attach OpenTSDB tags to your metrics. To add a counter called gorets and tag the data foo=bar, you'd write the following to statsd:|c


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If you want to contribute:

  1. Clone your fork
  2. Hack away
  3. If you are adding new functionality, document it in the README
  4. Push the branch up to GitHub
  5. Send a pull request