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-# Nervous - Monitoring doesn't have to suck.
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## Manifesto:
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"Node.js is a platform built on Chrome's JavaScript runtime for easily building fast, scalable network applications. Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient, perfect for data-intensive real-time applications that run across distributed devices."
The ease with which plugins can be written in Node.js JavaScript is also advantage. For these reasons I feel that Node.js is perfectly suited for writing a pluggable monitoring system. Nervous is the embodiment of these beliefs, it is a simple plugin based monitoring system with support for sending data to Graphite (or Response). It follows the 'convention over configuration' and 'keep it simple shithead' ethea.
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Contributions in the form of code, plugins, documentation, spreading the word, high fives are all encouraged. Specifically I could use help creating startup scripts, packaging manifests for different platforms etc.
## About Plugins:
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1. Install/setup Graphite (optional)
1. edit the config in ./bin/nervous file, if you don't have graphite then change system_type to 'stdout' instead.
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cd plugins
npm install ../example_plugins/*
cd ../

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