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System OverviewΒΆ

PxTrend consists of the following components:

  • PxTrendUI the Web based User Interface (run as Windows Service)
  • PxTrendStorage a process to store incoming data on disk (run as Windows Service)
  • PxTrendCounter a process handling counter values
  • Apache-Web-Server is running as reverse proxy in front of PxTrendUI and Tomcat application server
  • Tomcat is hosting the BIRT-Report-Viewer web application
  • BIRT-Report-Designer
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PxTrend is using the blazing fast zeroMQ message queue library.

PxTrend-Storage is using the Graphite Whisper database library to store data on disk.

Datapoints sent to PxTrend become immediately available for graphing in the Web UI.