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Carbon is one of the components of Graphite, and is responsible for receiving metrics over the network and writing them down to disk using a storage backend.
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Carbon is one of three components within the Graphite project:

  1. Graphite-Web, a Django-based web application that renders graphs and dashboards
  2. The Carbon metric processing daemons
  3. The Whisper time-series database library

Graphite Components

Carbon is responsible for receiving metrics over the network, caching them in memory for "hot queries" from the Graphite-Web application, and persisting them to disk using the Whisper time-series library.

Installation, Configuration and Usage

Please refer to the instructions at readthedocs.


Carbon is licensed under version 2.0 of the Apache License. See the LICENSE file for details.

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